Emory-led digital memorial shines new light on slave voyages

Emory-led digital memorial shines new light on slave voyages

Recently updated, "Slave Voyages: The Transatlantic Slave Trade Database" uses big data to bring history to life, offering researchers and visitors a more complete portrait of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.


Pneumonia mapped in largest genomic survey of any disease-causing bacterium

Pneumonia mapped in largest genomic survey of any disease-causing bacterium

Researchers have mapped the most common bacterial cause of pneumonia around the world and revealed how these bacteria evolve in response to vaccination.

How customized antibiotic combinations could defeat 'superbugs'

How customized antibiotic combinations could defeat 'superbugs'

A sneaky form of antibiotic resistance called "heteroresistance" is more widespread than previously appreciated. But tracking heteroresistance might guide the choice of antibiotic combinations that can defeat bacteria regarded as invincible.

The whisper of schizophrenia: Machine learning finds 'sound' words predict psychosis

The whisper of schizophrenia: Machine learning finds 'sound' words predict psychosis

A machine-learning method discovered a hidden clue in people's language predictive of the later emergence of psychosis — the frequent use of words associated with sound.


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'Operation: Eat Right' employee nutrition challenge returns

Operation: Eat Right, Emory's annual nutrition challenge, encourages employees to improve health habits in three main areas: hydration, produce consumption and fiber intake.

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Emory sports teams win three NCAA Division III national championships

Emory's varsity athletics teams won three NCAA Division III national championships in the 2018-19 season, with volleyball, women's swimming and diving, and men's tennis bringing home top honors.

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Spelman president and Emory professor discuss representation in African American photographs

Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell recently joined Emory professor Kimberly Wallace-Sanders, curator of Emory's "Framing Shadows" exhibit, for a fascinating conversation about portraits of African Americans serving as caregivers for white children.

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Emory hosts national conference on LGBTQ health

Sexual and gender minority health issues took center stage as Emory hosted the National LGBTQ Health Conference, including a keynote from Chasten Buttigieg, who recalled his own struggles growing up gay in a conservative town.