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Three people with paralysis used the BrainGate brain-computer interface to type on a screen with unprecedented speed and accuracy, according to a new study published in eLife.

BrainGate collaboration makes advance in interface’s speed, accuracy

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Students and recent graduates from Brown University earned more Fulbright student scholarships than from any other university in the nation for the 2016-17 year, data released by the Fulbright Program reported on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Brown produces most Fulbright winners in the U.S.

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Presented by the David Winton Bell Gallery at the Granoff Center, the photographs in ‘Chris Jordan: Message from the Gyre’ depict albatrosses who have died from consuming floating plastic trash.

Photo exhibition confronts consumer culture’s impact on wildlife

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02/19/2017 at 21:06. Facebook
As a global public good, an economic engine and a vital source of evidence for policymaking, science will withstand the latest political onslaught, Brown President Christina Paxson said at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Amid political pressure on science, Paxson reasserts its vital value

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02/19/2017 at 13:56. Facebook
A study by Linford D. Fisher, associate professor of history at Brown University, finds that Native Americans, including noncombatants, who surrendered during King Philip’s War to avoid enslavement were enslaved at nearly the same rate as captured combatants.

Colonial enslavement of Native Americans included those who surrendered, too

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02/18/2017 at 21:20. Facebook
Scientists working with NASA’s Dawn mission have discovered the presence of organic material — basic building blocks of life —on the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

Dawn mission detects organics on dwarf planet Ceres

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02/18/2017 at 13:28. Facebook
The David Winton Bell Gallery and Brown’s Department of Visual Art will present the work of 40 artists in the University’s 37th annual student exhibition, on view at the Bell Gallery from Feb. 18 to March 5. A reception will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the List Art Center lobby. Both the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

Brown’s Bell Gallery presents the work of 40 student artists

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Kiera Peltz, a political science and happiness concentrator who graduated from Brown University in May 2016, is among 36 young scholars selected to be part of the 2017 class of Gates Cambridge Scholars at the University of Cambridge. :)

Class of 2016 graduate selected as Gates Cambridge Scholar

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02/17/2017 at 13:19. Facebook
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During a celebration to kick off the 125th anniversary year of Family Service of Rhode Island, the agency’s CEO named Brown President Christina Paxson and the University as recipients of this year’s Brighter Futures award.

Brown, Family Service of Rhode Island celebrate 125 years of shared history

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02/16/2017 at 22:17. Facebook
Professor Ken Miller shares insights on why science denial continues and what institutions of higher education should do about it.

Science denial, from evolution to climate change to vaccines

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02/16/2017 at 13:05. Facebook
One of the most promising new approaches to slowing the spread of HIV is pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a once-a-day medication that people who don’t have HIV can take to prevent becoming infected. But that strategy only works if people at risk for contracting HIV become and remain fully engaged in preventive care and actually take the pills. In the real world of clinical practice, that has...
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Researchers propose a new way to assess medication-based HIV prevention

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02/15/2017 at 15:09. Facebook
During her visit to Brown on Feb. 14, Roxane Gay read short stories and an essay that reveals how political slogans can impact political action.

Roxane Gay on politics, identity and the need for precise language

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02/15/2017 at 13:23. Facebook
Former Brown University President Vartan Gregorian honored with Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor (via Carnegie Corporation of New York)

France Honors Former Brown President Vartan Gregorian

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A new study from Brown University’s Costs of War Project shows that Veterans Affairs investments in educational and vocational training have doubled since 2002.

Social services top list of needs for post-9/11 combat veterans

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