As part of Rhode Island Startup Week, business leaders, investors and entrepreneurs convened in Providence to connect with Brown scientists launching breakthrough technologies across health, life sciences and biotechnology.
Researchers from the Institute for Biology, Engineering and Medicine at Brown will lead an effort with Columbia, Johns Hopkins and Yale to increase the number of faculty from historically underrepresented groups.
The hydrogel is designed to balance pH levels in a malignant tumor and act as a delivery system for one of the most effective cancer fighting drugs, potentially addressing critical problems faced in current cancer treatment.
Using a brain-computer interface, a clinical trial participant who lost the ability to speak was able to create text on a computer at rates that approach the speed of regular speech just by thinking of saying the words.
A team of Brown-led engineers show that a sphere held almost completely under flowing water induces drag forces several times greater than if it were fully submerged, detailing new and interesting physics of drag resistance.
SBUDNIC, built by an academically diverse team of students, was confirmed to have successfully reentered Earth’s atmosphere in August, demonstrating a practical, low-cost method to cut down on space debris.
A new in-depth analysis of sea ice motion in the fastest-warming part of the globe shows how Arctic Ocean sea ice responds to different ocean currents and reveals that the seafloor plays a crucial role.
More than 225 undergraduates gathered in Sayles Hall on August 3 and 4 to present the results of their research at the annual Summer Research Symposium sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College.
Developed by a team of Brown-led researchers, Pleobot is a krill-inspired robot offering potential solutions for underwater locomotion and ocean exploration, both on Earth and moons throughout the solar system.
At the end of her first academic year as dean, Tejal Desai reflects on what she learned and describes how Brown’s School of Engineering is building on distinctive strengths to advance its academic enterprise.