December 13, 2017
The bacteria that causes Lyme disease can survive in organ tissue after treatment with a full course of antibiotics months after infection, according to a new primate study of the disease by Tulane University researchers.
December 12, 2017
A Tulane University researcher is studying why males have more impulse control issues than females, with the ultimate goal of developing more effective preventative and treatment strategies.
December 12, 2017
A new five-year, two-part study on the populations of brown pelicans along the Gulf Coast was recently released by the Karubian Lab at Tulane University. The study charts the birds’ ability to rebound from near extinction amid storms and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
November 29, 2017
A Tulane University researcher who studies bird migration has found that a decline in the number of wood thrushes is probably due to deforestation in Central America.
November 21, 2017
Meet brothers Mead and Marshall Hardwick whose family farm partnered with the Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge to help finalists test their ideas on a 20,000-acre farm in northeast Louisiana this summer. Tulane is offering $1 million to the team with the best solution to reduce nitrogen runoff from farming, the culprit behind vast annual "dead zones" in major bodies of water like the Gulf of Mexico.
November 16, 2017
Tulane University doctoral candidates were challenged to explain their research in everyday language, in 3 minutes or less and using only one PowerPoint slide, during the third annual Three Minute Thesis competition hosted by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
November 15, 2017
The School of Science and Engineering’s Center for K-12 STEM Education hosted its 10th Girls in STEM at Tulane (GiST) program on Nov. 11, providing fifth- through seventh-grade girls the opportunity to meet and work with women role models in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
November 14, 2017
Tulane University’s Stryder Meadows, a cell and molecular biology professor, received a $1.7 million grant from the Department of Defense to study how arteriovenous malformations (AVM), which are defects in arteries, veins and capillaries, form Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT), a genetic disorder that affects about 1 in 5,000 people.
November 10, 2017
A Tulane University geologist is among a team of scientists studying an ancient Canadian ice sheet to determine if its collapse could be a preview of future climate change.
November 06, 2017
The seventh annual FORESTival, a fundraiser for A Studio in the Woods, takes place Saturday, Nov. 11 on the studio grounds in Algiers, highlighting the work of artists who had residencies there.