Applying for food stamps usually indicates that a household is struggling financially, but a new Brown study reveals that families spend more for the same amount of food once they are using taxpayer funded benefits.
Researchers in the School of Public Health contributed to a new study that found health factors in postmenopausal women may be affected by marriage or divorce. The results are in stark contrast to earlier studies that found marriage had been associated with improved overall health.
Brown University researchers have discovered something new about the 2015 developed mini-brains: the neural cells are growing their own blood vessels too, opening the door for better studies of stroke, Alzheimer's and concussion.
Expressing "confidence" in her leadership during a time of federal education uncertainty, the corporation that governs Brown University has reappointed president Christina Paxson, the college announced on Thursday. Paxson will serve a second five-year term extending her presidency through June 2022.
Researchers have developed a drone that looks and flies like a bat which has the potential to be used in tight safe zones and disaster sites. A team of experts from Brown University who studied bat flight contributed to the drone's development.
By studying the naturally occurring capillaries discovered on the mini-brains, researchers from Brown University say that they will be able to conduct bigger investigations into things like strokes and concussions.
Marine ecologist Jon Witman describes Cashes Ledge, an undersea mountain in the Gulf of Maine, as "a time machine to the coastal New England of 400 years ago.” Witman's comments come at a time when growing evidence suggest preserving precious areas not only stops overfishing, but it can lessen the impacts of climate change. But the new presidential administration presents new challenges in the fight against climate change.
To give perspective on the widespread disapproval of Trump's executive orders, Peter Andreas, professor of international studies and political science, comments on the historical purposes of walls and the connotations it invokes.
About 50 students at Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School gathered at a community forum Monday as part of a nationwide day of action to support patients at risk of losing health insurance coverage.
New Brown led research suggests future warming on tropical peaks may happen much faster than climate models currently predict, shedding light on a climate science mystery that has perplexed researchers for decades.