Randal Curren considers why sustainability matters
Sustainability is a well-worn term—but a hard one to define. It’s a “messy, murky concept,” says philosopher and chair of the philosophy department, Randall Curren.
New research initiative turns laser focus on high-energy-density physics
“Our people and our resources put us in a unique position to gain insights in the field of high-energy-density physics,” says Provost and Senior VP for Research Rob Clark.
Protein identified in post-chemo cell death puzzle
University of Rochester, MIT, Harvard, and the University of Oslo, have identified a protein that is required for cell death after chemotherapy—it appears, in male mice.
At-risk families find research-driven services at Mt. Hope Family Center
MHFC focuses on a racially and culturally diverse group of low-income families who have a myriad of challenges, including extreme poverty, trauma, and mental illness.
Embracing creativity, dialogue, culture, and scholarship.
Applying science, technology, and optics to build a better world.
Broadening our understanding of how the world works.
Gaining insights into people, politics, economics, and society.
AS&E research funding in FY2015.
in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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