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Genetic study finds 'perfect storm' behind deadliest Ebola outbreak
A combination of densely populated cities and porous borders between neighboring countries helped ignite the historically deadly West African Ebola outbreak that killed more than 11,200 people, according to a comprehensive genetic study of the virus published in Nature. Tulane University...


Apr 07, 2017 - Faith Dawson

Zhiqiang Mao, the Nicholas J. Altiero Professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, received the Outstanding Researcher Award from the School of Science and Engineering on Thursday.

Apr 06, 2017 - Mike Strecker

Tulane University has formally relaunched the School of Continuing Studies as the School of Professional Advancement.  The school is one of six at Tulane that offer both undergraduate and graduate programs.

Apr 04, 2017 - Faith Dawson

Some scientists reject consciousness study outright, arguing that there is no mystery to consciousness—the brain creates the mind, end of story. To explore consciousness is to invite scientifically unprovable concepts such as higher powers, miracles and intelligent design. But philosophers say, wait a minute, there is much more to discover about how we understand and experience the world.

Apr 02, 2017 - New Wave staff

Dr. Andrew Lackner, who served as director of the Tulane National Primate Research Center since 2001, passed away Sunday, April 2. Read an excerpt of President Mike Fitts' message to the Primate Center community.

Mar 29, 2017 - Leslie Cardé

Computer scientists are in the thick of the hot field of artificial intelligence. They touch lives in all kinds of ways from programming ethics into self-driving cars to interpreting how the brain reads sounds.