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The math of shark skin

The math of shark skin

July 2

Emory mathematician Alessandro Veneziani studies why the rough, irregular skin of sharks is more efficient for swimming than a smooth surface.



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Salman Rushdie lectures on freedom, liberty and free speech

Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie returned to Emory University in February as University Distinguished Professor for a public lecture on human rights.

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Supreme Court likely to rule for same-sex marriage, says expert

Now that the United States Supreme Court has decided to take up the issue of gay marriage, Emory University law professor Michael Perry says signs point to the court making it legal in all 50 states by the end of 2015.

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Still Alice: An accurate look at Alzheimer's?

In the latest episode of Emory Looks at Hollywood, Education Core Director in Emory University's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Ken Hepburn analyzes the authenticity of the movie "Still Alice."

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Study finds babies do learn from watching videos

Children under two years old can learn certain communication skills from a video, such as how to use signs in sign language, and perform similarly in tests when compared to babies taught by their parents, according to a new paper in the journal Child Development.

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Poison plants revolutionized medicine

Emory University ethnobotanist Cassandra Quave discusses how poisons in plants have been adapted to revolutionize modern medicine, everything from surgery to congestive heart failure and cancer treatments.

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Emory Metabolic Camp helps young women take charge of their lives

Emory University recently held its 21st annual summer Metabolic Camp for young women with inherited metabolic disorders. The research-based camp helps adolescent girls and young women learn to take over the lifelong responsibility for managing their own diets and their own health.

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Ebola virus can lurk in the eye for months

After his release Emory University Hospital last October, Dr. Ian Crozier thought his long, near-fatal battle with Ebola was winding down. But less than two months later, he was back at Emory, with an eye that had changed color and was losing vision. The problem turned out to be Ebola, which had hidden in the eye. Emory Healthcare physicians' challenge was to treat the disease and save the eye.

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Can therapeutic massage alleviate cancer fatigue?

In a one of clinical trials related to the biological benefits of massage therapy, Emory researchers are currently studying how massage may help reduce fatigue in breast cancer patients.

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Commencement: Celebrating the Class of 2015

Emory University Class of 2015 is comprised of 4,572 graduates, ranging from 20-69 years old. We celebrated their remarkable achievements during Commencement on May 11, 2015.

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Salman Rushdie delivers commencement address

Author and Emory University Distinguished Professor Salman Rushdie delivers the keynote address during Emory's 2015 commencement ceremony.

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From African refugee camp to Emory graduate and Bobby Jones Scholar

Emory University senior Kadiata Sy has come a long way from her childhood in a refugee camp in Senegal. In this video she details her life and how she became an Emory student and Bobby Jones scholar.