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.
October 24, 2017
Sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to abuse alcohol, but a Tulane researcher is hoping a study of the brain can provide insight into the problem and catch it before it escalates.
October 19, 2017
Formerly the animal facility laboratory supervisor at the Africa Health Research Institute in Durban, South Africa, Chivonne Moodley is now joining a Tulane University tuberculosis research team.
October 13, 2017
Tulane researchers Robert Garry and James Robinson won’t give up until they unravel the mystery of the Lassa virus, saving lives from a severe and often fatal hemorrhagic fever that infects more than 300,000 people annually and is wrecking West African communities.
October 10, 2017
Tulane University’s Shantz Lab has received a two-year grant of $110,000 from the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund to find a solution to one of the chemical industry's most demanding transformations, the direct conversion of benzene to phenol.