November 20, 2018
There are 5.7 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to Alzheimers.org, and the dreaded disease has caused more deaths than both breast and prostate cancer combined. Finding a cure is paramount.
November 14, 2018
The National Institutes of Health awarded Tulane University School of Medicine a contract for up to $8.5 million over five years to develop a more effective and longer-lasting vaccine against pertussis, more commonly known as “whooping cough.”
November 01, 2018
Chris Rodning, the Paul and Debra Gibbons Professor in the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts’ Department of Anthropology, has co-authored a major paper on the archaeology of a Spanish colonial fort built in 1566 at the Berry site, a large Native American town in present-day North Carolina.
October 26, 2018
Math and physics professor Frank Tipler was invited to debate the proposition “science alone can never answer our biggest questions” at the University of Oxford.
September 27, 2018
Tulane researchers, documenting the discovery of dozens of ancient cities in northern Guatemala, have published their results in Science.
September 20, 2018
On Wednesday, Sept. 26, the Program in Medical Ethics and Human Values of Tulane School of Medicine will host professor, writer and bioethicist Arthur L. Caplan of New York University School of Medicine in a lecture titled “The Ethics of Compassion: Requests for Unapproved Drugs and the Right to Try.” The lecture is free and open to the public.
September 12, 2018
A team of archaeologists co-led by Tulane University professor Marcello A. Canuto has discovered a nearly 1,500-year old carved altar.