March 20, 2017
Economic pressure is pushing older workers to stay longer in the labor force. But here’s the rub: Employers aren’t interested in them. Patrick Button, assistant professor of economics at Tulane University, is co-author of a study showing age discrimination in the labor force, especially against older women.
March 16, 2017
Creative technologist Shawn Rickenbacker is helping Tulane University students understand the connection between human interaction and artificial intelligence.
March 16, 2017
New research at the Tulane School of Medicine is looking at an estrogen receptor that could be a site for targeted hormone replacement therapy in post-menopausal women.
March 14, 2017
Without major efforts to rebuild Louisiana’s wetlands, there is little chance that the coast will be able to withstand the accelerating rate of sea-level rise, a new Tulane University study concludes.
March 13, 2017
People with cancer are more likely to use palliative care once they learn about its benefits, according to a study led by a Tulane University researcher recently published by the American Psychological Association. Palliative care provides relief from the symptoms and stress of serious illnesses and seeks to improve quality of life whether patients have a curable, chronic or life-threatening illness.
March 02, 2017
If companies want to convert social media fans into more active customers, they have to engage them with advertising, according to Tulane research featured in Harvard Business Review.
February 22, 2017
A new study from the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans at Tulane University provides evidence on how a 2012 bill, which made major changes to teacher tenure and empowered districts to dismiss ineffective teachers in Louisiana, affected teacher turnover in traditional public schools.
February 10, 2017
Tulane University has benefitted in a big way from its continued focus on community engagement, as the University received a $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a certificate program focused on training graduate students for community-engaged research or teaching.
February 02, 2017
Summer Materials Research at Tulane (SMART) is a 10-week multidisciplinary program incorporating the departments of chemistry, biomedical engineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering and physics and engineering physics.
January 23, 2017
Tulane University researchers have discovered that the protein PHLDB3, thought to be a potential tumor suppressor, actually allows cancer cells to thrive in pancreatic, prostate, colon, breast, lung and other common cancers. The discovery could explain how cancer is able to overcome p53 – a key tumor-suppressing protein.
January 20, 2017
Humans and dolphins have a lot in common, and Dr. Ramesh Ayyala, a professor of ophthalmology at Tulane University, plans to use those similarities to improve the treatment of eye infections in both.
January 17, 2017
A new study from the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans at Tulane University examines how New Orleans schools’ spending patterns changed after the city shifted to a charter-driven system, granting charter schools greater autonomy over their spending relative to traditional public schools.
January 17, 2017
It may be easier and cheaper for parents to manage a key asthma trigger in children — exposure to cockroaches — than previously thought, according to a new Tulane University study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.