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Tulane professor Caz Taylor launches coffee sustainability study

For coffee drinkers, there’s nothing like that first sip in the morning. For Tulane University researchers studying the sustainability of coffee in Honduras, the stakes are far higher than a tempting cup of joe.

Honduras is one of the world’s top coffee producing countries, but the...

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Sep 30, 2021 - Barri Bronston

A team of Tulane University engineers and scientists has received funding to establish a recycling program that uses glass sand to prevent coastal land loss.

 

With the help of more than $700,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator Program,  the Tulane team will work with the New Orleans-based glass recycling center Glass Half Full to develop a plan to divert glass from landfills and turn it into glass sand products to restore coastal communities and preserve historic sites.  

Sep 29, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Ehab Meselhe, a professor in the Tulane Department River-Coastal Science and Engineering, has received a grant to plan the creation of an online forecasting tool to help scientists, ecologists and engineers evaluate how freshwater diversion and other coastal restorations projects may impact The Gulf of Mexico ecosystem.

Sep 28, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Tulane geologist Nicole Gasparini has been named the winner of the Marguerite T. Williams Award by the American Geophysical Union.

Sep 22, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Tulane researcher Carolyn Bayer is among 23 early career scientists to win funding for research to accelerate the development of the next generation of imaging technologies.

Sep 21, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Michael J. Moore, a professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, is part of a national study that aims to turn statistics on opioid addiction around by creating a living bioengineered nerve circuit that mimics the pain transmission pathway in the spinal cord.