June 09, 2021
When biologist Keith Clay came to Tulane University in 2018, he brought with him his expertise on periodical cicadas, the noisy bug that has emerged by the billions after 17 years underground.
June 03, 2021
A new cancer treatment that uses engineered radioactive molecules to target prostate cancer cells and inhibit tumor growth extended survival for patients with advanced prostate cancer, according to newly announced results of the VISION trial.
May 18, 2021
Researchers at Tulane University School of Medicine have developed a highly sensitive blood test that can find traces of the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB) in infants more than a year before they develop the deadly disease, according to a study published in BMC Medicine.
May 17, 2021
Tulane University researchers found the bacterium that causes Lyme disease in the brain tissue of a woman who had long suffered neurocognitive impairment after her diagnosis and treatment for the tick-borne disease. The findings were published in Frontiers in Neurology.
May 05, 2021
A team of Tulane University researchers has launched a study to better understand how children are affected by skin and hair-type discrimination as they develop into adulthood.
April 30, 2021
Tulane scientists are part of a team of researchers who have developed a smart quantum technology that could improve quantum communications systems used in the military.
April 16, 2021
Tulane University will invest $5.7 million to significantly expand the Tulane University Translational Science Institute (TUTSI) into a university-wide center focused on finding better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent disease and translate scientific discoveries into medical practices that improve patient care and public health.
April 15, 2021
If you’re celebrating Earth Day by adopting a more sustainable diet, researchers at Tulane and the University of Michigan have a new aspect to consider when evaluating whether certain foods are good for the planet — your diet’s “water scarcity footprint.”
April 14, 2021
The Tulane Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has received a nearly $1 million grant will encourage more collaborations across Tulane and the region in material sciences.
April 12, 2021
An artificial intelligence expert from Tulane has received a Google Scholar Research Award to develop better ways of promoting diversity and fairness in hiring and graduate school admissions.
March 10, 2021
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $400,000 grant to Tulane University economist Patrick Button to study discrimination in access to mental health care for LGBTQ+ people and marginalized communities and whether the problem has been exacerbated by the pandemic.
March 08, 2021
Tulane scientists are part of an international team of researchers studying the 2018 eruption of the Sierra Negra volcano in the Galápagos Islands.