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Tulane Team Wins NASA’s Big Idea Challenge for Spacecraft Design

Tulane University engineering students’ innovative idea for a flower-shaped, solar-powered space ferry won the top prize in NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge, a national contest to design better ways to assemble spacecraft in space.
17-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

International, Constitutional Legal Scholars to Discuss Trump’s Immigration Order

Tulane University scholars on immigration, constitutional and international law will discuss the impact and implications of President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order temporarily barring U.S. entry to citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries.
7-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tulane Researchers Find Tumor-Suppressing Protein Actually Promotes Cancer


Tulane University researchers have discovered that the protein PHLDB3, thought to be a potential tumor suppressor, actually allows cancer cells to thrive in pancreatic, prostate, colon, breast, lung, and other common cancers. The discovery could...
23-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Young Children Need Better Access to Mental Health Care


Almost 10 percent of very young children struggle with significant mental health problems, yet few are getting help, according to a new American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement co-authored by a Tulane University child psychiatrist.
8-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tulane Announces Five Finalists for $1 Million Dead Zone Challenge


The National Advisory Committee for the Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge has selected five finalists for its $1 million cash prize, which will be awarded to the team that presents the best solution to combat hypoxia – the deadly deficiency of...
6-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tulane University Releases Poll on Louisiana U.S. Senate Race


Tulane University’s Department of Political Science released new survey results indicating a 19-point lead for Republican candidate John Kennedy going into next week’s runoff election for U.S. Senator from Louisiana.
5-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Tulane Launches New Brain Institute


Tulane University formally launched its new Brain Institute, a university-wide initiative created to coordinate and support brain-related research and neuroscience endeavors at Tulane.
7-Oct-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane Researcher Finds Profound Improvements in Soil Lead Levels Following Katrina

Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 11 years ago, but the storm’s legacy may have a silver lining: reduced levels of lead in soil across the city.
26-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Tulane University Experts Available to Comment on Flynn

14-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST

Tulane University Experts on Trump Administration, Executive Orders and Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch


1-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST

Media Advisory: Tulane Experts Available for Comment on 2016 Election

9-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Tulane Expert on International Relations and US Foreign Policy Available to Speak on Paris Attacks

16-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST

Tulane Director of Homeland Security Studies Program Talks Counter-Terrorism Following Paris Attacks

16-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

Tulane University Healthcare Reform Expert Available to Comment on SCOTUS Decision

25-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Tulane University Aerobiologist Available to Discuss Ricin Toxicity

17-Apr-2013 4:00 PM EDT

Sources for News Coverage of Hurricane Katrina’s Fifth Anniversary

Hurricane Katrina and the resulting levee breaches inflicted more than $650 million in damages and losses to Tulane, closing the university for an entire semester and dispersing 13,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff throughout the country. The...
15-Jul-2010 12:05 PM EDT

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