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Tulane researcher studies why black women are more likely to die during or after pregnancy

The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world, and Louisiana consistently ranks among the top US states for rates of death among pregnant and postpartum women. Two new studies by a Tulane University epidemiologist aim to...
6-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Tulane archaeologist coauthors first details on remains of 450-year-old Spanish fort

Chris Rodning, the Paul and Debra Gibbons Professor in the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts’ Department of Anthropology, has co-authored a major paper on the archaeology of a Spanish colonial fort built in 1566 at the Berry site, a large...
1-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Finds Neutral Fact-Checking Doesn’t Convince Voters to Abandon ‘Fake News’

A Tulane University study found Republicans and Democrats weren’t persuaded to abandon false beliefs about election fraud after reading fact-checking organizations. Surprisingly, both sides were most persuaded by Breitbart News.
30-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tulane University Awarded $2.3 Million to Study Whether Clearing Blight Stems Teen Violence in New Orleans

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University a $2.3 million grant to study whether maintaining vacant lots and fixing up blighted properties in high-crime areas can also reduce incidents of youth and family violence within those...
30-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tulane-Aspen Institute hosts Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings author, Annette Gordon-Reed

Pulitzer Prize winner Annette Gordon-Reed, an American historian and legal scholar, will be the featured speaker in the next Tulane-Aspen Institute Values in America Speaker Series event on Monday, October 29 from 1-2 p.m. in Rogers Memorial Chapel...
22-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Prostate cancer patients target of new $1.6M Tulane study

A Tulane University researcher will work to develop a tool that could lower tumor recurrence in cancer patients, especially those with prostate cancer.
16-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Unprecedented Study Confirms Massive Scale of Lowland Maya Civilization

Tulane University researchers, documenting the discovery of dozens of ancient cities in northern Guatemala through the use of jungle-penetrating Lidar (light detection and ranging) technology, have published their results in the prestigious journal...
27-Sep-2018 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tulane Law School conference to feature top media experts

The conference will address such issues as rising public distrust, political attacks and changing business models.
21-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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