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Researcher in the Department of Mathematics paints a picture of how fish move through water.
Aquatic locomotion
A thin flexible plate resembling the fin of an organism swimming leaves the water behind it moving in complex patterns.  Alex Hoover, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Mathematics, created a computer animation to illustrate the propulsion of fish and other organisms through water. The...


Jul 11, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Three Tulane biomedical engineering seniors transformed their idea for a class project into an oxygen tubing system that allows patients on long-term oxygen therapy to control the length of the tubing.

Jul 11, 2017 - Keith Brannon

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University more than $12 million to test a promising drug treatment against Lassa fever and develop a vaccine against the deadly disease endemic in parts of West Africa.

Jul 05, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University’s LightLab Summer Research Experience is a first-time program for middle-schoolers who are interested in science. It’s the brainchild of Matthew Escarra, an assistant professor of engineering physics in the School of Science and Engineering, who received a National Science Foundation CAREER award of $520,000 over five years in support of early career research and education vision, including middle-school outreach programs such as LightLab.

Jul 03, 2017 - Mary Cross

Selected for the Tulane Science Scholars Program, high school students from the United States and China are taking two-week undergraduate-level STEM classes for college credit.

Jun 27, 2017 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Researcher’s photoacoustic imaging system leads to earlier diagnosis and treatment of preeclampsia.