A study led by Brown graduate student Dan Moriarty finds major differences in the mix of minerals between central peaks within a 2,500-mile crater left four billion years ago from an impact on the Moon. These differences could reflect the presence of minerals dredged up at the time of impact, say researchers.
Professor Kim Gans leads research that asks whether providing convenient access to affordable fresh fruits and vegetables — along with educational campaigns, recipes and chef-led demonstrations — will increase produce consumption and improve health. The research is part of several School of Public Health studies in Rhode Island.
Some 100 students took part in the Midyear Completion Celebration on Dec 7. Each student received a pin and letter from President Paxson to mark completion of degree requirements. Student orators Ayane Ezaki and Daniel Sherrell spoke, as did Katherine Bergeron, dean of the college and professor of music.
Although in-vitro fertilization (IVF) practices have improved to produce fewer triplets or higher-order births than at peak, multiples from non-IVF treatments continue unabated. Today, more than one in three twin births and three of four births of triplets or more in the United States arise from fertility treatments.