News from Brown University
February 28, 2013
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Size of lunch dictates force of crunch

Even in the same animal, not all bites are the same. A new study finds that because the force in a muscle depends on how much it is stretched, an animal's bite force depends on the size of what it is ... Read More


Brown unveils novel wireless brain sensor

In a significant advance for brain-machine interfaces, engineers at Brown University have developed a novel wireless, broadband, rechargeable, fully implantable brain sensor that has performed well ... Read More


Taubman poll: R.I. supports same-sex marriage

A new statewide public opinion survey conducted by the Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University finds strong support for same-sex marriage in Rhode Island. Voters continue to worry about ... Read More


Annenberg Institute celebrates 20th anniversary

  Endowed by a $50-million gift from the Annenberg Foundation in 1993, Brown University's Annenberg Institute for School Reform proudly celebrates its two decades of support to urban ... Read More


Brown Medicine Magazine: The Sims

Decades ago, learning specialists determined that when teaching people to do something where the stakes are high and it’s important to do it correctly—say, for instance, flying a plane—it's effective ... Read More

Brown in the News

Sat 23 Feb

NBC News

Brown researchers build a robotic bat wing

Mon 25 Feb


Brown research: Babies hold key to poverty predictions

Fri 22 Feb


URI, Brown presidents: Congressional cuts could mean jobs, research lost

Mon 25 Feb

Associated Press

Rena Wing on new Mediterranean-style diet research

Wed 27 Feb


Peter Andreas on smuggling and piracy

Wed 27 Feb

The Wall Street Journal

Sergei Khrushchev recalls Van Cliburn memory

Wed 27 Feb


Med students move into the exam room

Mon 25 Feb

Providence Business News

Providence seen as potential hub for brain research

Tue 26 Feb

Associated Press

John Logan: Black segregation drops to lowest in century

Tue 26 Feb

Current TV

Tricia Rose: Trayvon Martin, one year later

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VIDEO: Reality-checking Panetta's doomsday scenario





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