September 21, 2023
Violence was a consistent part of life among ancient communities of hunter-gatherers, according to a new study co-authored by a Tulane University researcher that looked for signs of trauma on 10,000-year-old skeletal remains from burial sites in northern Chile.
September 19, 2023
Tulane is one of seven universities receiving part of a $4.8 million grant that will be used to train a new generation of quantum engineers in advanced computing and communications technologies.
September 19, 2023
Tulane University researchers have been awarded a five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how changing the gut microbiome may ease chronic inflammation and associated gastrointestinal issues for people taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV.
September 06, 2023
Dr. Rie Yotsu, an associate professor at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has followed a career path that has proved unexpected yet fulfilling. She did not initially set out to become a dermatologist specializing in tropical medicine, but fate, she argues, led her to it.
September 05, 2023
Kissing bugs are one of the primary transmitters of Chagas disease via T. cruzi parasites. New research shows that being infected by multiple strains of the parasite may stop the progression of the disease.
September 01, 2023
In his annual State of the University address, Tulane President Michael A. Fitts declared Tulane stronger than ever, all thanks to a dedicated staff and world-class faculty.
August 30, 2023
Coastal wetlands and coral reef islands will struggle to grow fast enough to keep pace with rising sea levels driven by climate change, according to a new international study published in Nature and co-authored by a Tulane University researcher.
August 25, 2023
Younger atrial fibrillation (AFib) patients under 58 years old are most likely to benefit from more personalized, MRI-guided ablation treatments to correct irregular heart rhythms, according to a new artificial intelligence-guided analysis of results from the DECAAF II trial, one of the largest global studies of treatments for heart arrhythmias.
August 10, 2023
In a new study, researchers at Tulane University apply a modified solitaire version of mancala, which they call ManQala, to quantum state engineering.
August 03, 2023
In a new study published in Nature Geosciences, researchers, led by a Tulane University sedimentologist , investigated why the paths of meandering rivers change over time and how they could be affected by climate change.
August 01, 2023
A new study confirmed for the first time that both low and high daily alcohol intake are continuously associated with increases in blood pressure levels, potentially increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease.
July 26, 2023
Who lived at Machu Picchu at its height? A new study, published in Science Advances, used ancient DNA to uncover where workers buried more than 500 years ago came from within the lost Inca Empire.
July 26, 2023
Tulane University climate adaptation scholar Jesse M. Keenan testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget regarding the fiscal impact of climate change on the nation's infrastructure.
July 12, 2023
Longtime Tulane supporters Libby and Robert Alexander are donating more than $12 million to advance a university-wide data science initiative.