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We support our researchers in the advancement of public scholarship, accelerating the application of discoveries and communicating their significance to general audiences. In doing so, we better advance Emory's mission "to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity."

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Studying 'science of sleep' helps students build healthy habits

Dec. 13, 2018

Your past is calling: Can you ID stone toolmaking 'ring' tones?

Dec. 11, 2018

New Winship Phase I Clinical Trials Unit Opens

Dec. 11, 2018

National Academy of Inventors names Rafi Ahmed as Fellow

Dec. 11, 2018

Researchers receive $600,000 to study poultry-carried pathogens and prevention strategies in Mozambique

Dec. 10, 2018

Emory Proton Therapy Center celebrates official opening in Midtown Atlanta

Dec. 6, 2018

Emory-led PTSD study of combat veterans finds similar outcomes among common therapies

Dec. 5, 2018

Power and precision: Emory Proton Therapy Center officially opens

Dec. 5, 2018

The flu is coming: Are we ready for the next pandemic?

Dec. 4, 2018

Researcher offers new look at how the Western won its way into modern law

Nov. 29, 2018

Why burning platforms don't work

Nov. 14, 2018

Zika may hijack mother-fetus immunity route

Nov. 14, 2018

Driving discovery

Nov. 13, 2018

'Potato gene' reveals how ancient Andeans adapted to starchy diet

Nov. 9, 2018

Crossing from Asia, the first Americans rushed into the unknown

Nov. 8, 2018

Sensitive cardiac injury marker could reduce stress testing

Nov. 7, 2018

Study: Majority of children unable to distinguish real guns from toy guns

Nov. 2, 2018

Instant soups pose risk for scald burns in children

Nov. 2, 2018

Lifetime incarceration rate of black men without high school diplomas highlights need for better-informed health interventions

Nov. 2, 2018

Marcus Autism Center Director awarded Ruane Prize by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

Oct. 30, 2018

Study gives insight into how the brain perceives places

Oct. 30, 2018

Mapping shear stress can help predict heart attacks

Oct. 30, 2018

Schadenfreude sheds light on the darker side of humanity

Oct. 25, 2018

Public Health researchers estimate impact and efficiency of PrEP for adult and adolescent MSM in the United States

Oct. 25, 2018

Researchers suggest a global alternative for accurate child body measurements

Oct. 25, 2018

Grant will help bring Emory's innovative student biology labs to other colleges

Oct. 24, 2018

Emory ALS Center Director honored by Muscular Dystrophy Association

Oct. 23, 2018

The Marcus Foundation renews support for 15 physician researchers

Oct. 19, 2018

JAMA research letter: New FDA regulation fails to close birth defects prevention gap

Oct. 16, 2018

Scientists chase mystery of how dogs process words

Oct. 15, 2018

Study: Dogs have some understanding of language

Oct. 15, 2018

Winship names two 2018 Winship 5K Endowed Professors

Oct. 15, 2018

Cells in "little brain" have distinctive metabolic needs

Oct. 10, 2018

Songbird data yields new theory for learning sensorimotor skills

Oct. 9, 2018

School of Medicine faculty member wins Young Investigator Grant for mental health research

Oct. 9, 2018

Industry partnership accelerates atherosclerosis therapies to market

Oct. 9, 2018

Clues to lupus's autoimmune origins in precursor cells

Oct. 9, 2018

Winship researcher honored as STAT Wunderkind

Oct. 9, 2018

Clinical trial testing vitamin and steroid combination in sepsis patients underway at Emory

Oct. 8, 2018

Longtime GRA president joins Emory to direct new Biomedical Catalyst

Oct. 3, 2018

NIH $3 million grant will enable researchers to tackle sickle cell disease with new technologies

Sep. 26, 2018

NIH selects Point of Care Technologies Center at Emory, Georgia Tech for research network, $7M grant

Sep. 25, 2018

Climate change calls for a fresh approach to water woes

Sep. 24, 2018

New book explores history of voter suppression in America

Sep. 24, 2018

Calhoun named founding director of Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science

Sep. 24, 2018

Engineers decode conversations in brain's motor cortex

Sep. 17, 2018

Brain and spine birth defects prevention far below potential

Sep. 12, 2018

Emory project to provide wide access to influential American songbooks

Sep. 11, 2018

NSF awards $1 million for decoding massive brain datasets

Sep. 11, 2018

Winship Receives NCI Grant in Multiple Myeloma

Sep. 10, 2018

NSF grant helps Emory sociologists study workplace leadership

Sep. 6, 2018

Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute launches with focus on research and training

Sep. 4, 2018

The math of malaria: Drug resistance 'a numbers game' of competing parasites

Sep. 4, 2018

Sensitivity to how others evaluate you emerges by 24 months

Aug. 28, 2018

Emory's African American collections celebrated in new exhibit

Aug. 28, 2018

Children may care about their reputations earlier than thought: Study

Aug. 27, 2018

Emory renames center Goizueta Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Aug. 24, 2018

Looking ahead to new opioid treatments

Aug. 22, 2018

Neuroscientists team with engineers to explore how the brain controls movement

Aug. 21, 2018

Researchers receive $1.7 million to help guide norovirus vaccine decision-making

Aug. 21, 2018

Group, recreational sports are effective for reducing chronic disease risk factors in adults

Aug. 21, 2018

NIH $2.2M grant funds research on heart attack treatments targeting immune system

Aug. 8, 2018

Templeton World Charity awards $550,000 to global STEM initiative

July 27, 2018

Black educators played hidden, key role in school desegregation

July 26, 2018

Global health seed grants support multidisciplinary faculty research

July 24, 2018

Emory hosts global conference on justice research

July 22, 2018

Evidence reveals our fractured African roots

July 11, 2018

Political polarization paved way for Trump, will continue into 2020 race

June 29, 2018

Wescoat to lead international seminars exploring ancient architecture

June 25, 2018

Professors research whether negative political advertising works

June 14, 2018

Physicists devise method to reveal how light affects materials

June 12, 2018

Dengue 'hot spots' provide map to chikungunya and Zika outbreaks

June 4, 2018

Woodruff and Rose libraries honor undergraduate students for extraordinary research

May 29, 2018

From Rollins students to CDC disease detectives

May 28, 2018

Emory chemistry receives $7.5 million to lead fuel cell research

May 25, 2018

Georgia Climate Research Roadmap identifies state's top 40 climate research questions

May 23, 2018

Study reveals how the brain decides to make an effort

May 22, 2018

Emory student earns Udall Scholarship for effective environmental advocacy

May 21, 2018

Two Emory College graduates awarded NSF Graduate Fellowships

May 21, 2018

Chemist Joel Bowman receives international Humboldt Research Award

May 17, 2018

Chemistry students sing their studies, hoping for a good reaction

May 17, 2018

Human health expert Michelle Lampl earns Exemplary Teacher Award

May 10, 2018

Medical student's achievements include policy work on opioid epidemic

May 10, 2018

Charles Moore receives Thomas Jefferson Award for community health service

May 10, 2018

Cuttino Award honors physicist Eric Weeks as enthusiastic mentor

May 10, 2018

Former combat medic plans nursing career to continue helping those in need

May 9, 2018

Public health graduate advocates for sex education as basic human right

May 8, 2018

Emory College scholar, community builder takes interdisciplinary pre-med path

May 8, 2018

Candler international student serves as leader, advocate for marginalized

May 8, 2018

SGA president looks to business career, while always striving to help others

May 8, 2018

At Emory, juris doctor student finds confidence to embrace excellence

May 8, 2018

Oxford student leader wins ovations in classroom, arts, campus life

May 8, 2018

Doctoral student examines role of protein TTK in breast cancer

May 8, 2018

Undergraduate research explores the ethics of artificial intelligence

May 7, 2018

Six honors theses highlight Emory College physics

May 2, 2018

Physics of a glacial 'slushy' reveal granular forces on a massive scale

April 30, 2018

DNA analysis adds twists to ancient story of a Native American group

April 30, 2018

Emory Undergraduate Research Symposium set for April 24-25

April 17, 2018

Federal Reserve partnership yields big benefits for Emory's economics department

April 13, 2018

Truman Scholar focuses on reducing health care disparities

April 12, 2018

Tracing the footsteps of Emory's own Indiana Jones

April 12, 2018

Emory professor Vanessa Siddle Walker voted American Educational Research Association president-elect

April 9, 2018

Emory sophomore named Goldwater Scholar for chemistry research

April 9, 2018

Science Art Wonder: Students team with labs to bring research to life

April 5, 2018

With new director, Emory's Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry expands scholarship, programs

April 3, 2018

Physicists show why it's hard to clog a drain with soft particles

April 3, 2018

Federal omnibus spending bill includes victories for research, education programs

April 2, 2018

Traveling this spring? Researcher offers tips for healthy travel

March 29, 2018

Photos: Festival showcases the wonder of science

March 29, 2018

The Peeps experiments: A seasonal celebration of science

March 28, 2018

All in the mind: Examining why the brain short-circuits

March 28, 2018

Emory professor's new podcast unearths Georgia's 'Buried Truths'

March 26, 2018

Biologists unravel another mystery of what makes DNA go 'loopy'

March 26, 2018

Ecosystems hanging by a thread

March 15, 2018

Biophysicists discover how small populations of bacteria survive treatment

March 13, 2018

Emory team vies for best social bot via Amazon's Alexa Prize

March 8, 2018

Mathematician works to improve artificial intelligence

March 5, 2018

Life-saving predictions from the ICU

Feb. 26, 2018

Mellon grant to Emory will help provide new insights on slave trade

Feb. 26, 2018

'The Enlightened Gene' captures Emory-Tibet Science Initiative's integration of science, faith

Feb. 19, 2018

Atlanta Hawks, Falcons and Braves talk survey analysis with students

Feb. 7, 2018

Twitter reveals how future-thinking Americans are and how that affects their decisions

Feb. 6, 2018

Marsteller named to leadership role with American Association for the Advancement of Science

Feb. 5, 2018

Emory researchers win Distinguished Investigator grants for mental health projects

Feb. 5, 2018

Rose Library acquires two Irish collections

Jan. 31, 2018

New method calculates equilibrium constant at the small scale

Jan. 30, 2018

Chimpanzee studies highlight disease risk to all endangered wildlife

Jan. 29, 2018

Tao Zha named Fellow of Econometric Society

Jan. 25, 2018

Lecture on Seamus Heaney's publishing life set for Feb. 1

Jan. 24, 2018

New research aims to understand how genetic differences contribute to addiction

Jan. 23, 2018

Winship gives new meaning to the "Big C"

Jan. 22, 2018

Sustainability grants fund green projects across Emory

Jan. 18, 2018

A stroke of genius: Math and computer science teams with athletes for swim study

Jan. 11, 2018

Yerkes: Working to cure what ails you

Jan. 10, 2018

Woodruff Foundation makes groundbreaking gift to transform 21st century health care

Jan. 8, 2018

Aversion to holes driven by disgust, not fear, study finds

Jan. 5, 2018

New methods reveal the biomechanics of blood clotting

Dec. 18, 2017

Students put ethical issue on trial in unusual final project

Dec. 12, 2017

Emory students propose solutions to problems facing migrants, refugees

Dec. 12, 2017

Emory Healthcare provided $73.5 million in charity care in FY 2016-2017

Dec. 10, 2017

Goldwater Rule 'gagging' psychiatrists no longer relevant, analysis finds

Dec. 6, 2017

Crane's 'Eating Ethically' draws inspiration from Emory classroom

Dec. 6, 2017

Have skull drill, will travel

Nov. 30, 2017

Quilt on the Quad recognizes World AIDS Day

Nov. 28, 2017

'Bunk': Kevin Young's new book examines the rise of hoaxes

Nov. 26, 2017

New catalyst controls activation of a carbon-hydrogen bond

Nov. 21, 2017

Bacteria in a beetle makes it a leaf-eater

Nov. 21, 2017

eXtraordinarY: New clinic for X and Y chromosome variations

Nov. 15, 2017

The Lying Conference: Uncovering truths about deception

Nov. 14, 2017

Physicists show how lifeless particles can become 'life-like' by switching behaviors

Nov. 9, 2017

Mandatory state policies work best to curb power plant emissions, study finds

Nov. 7, 2017

Jaeger wins Einstein Fellowship for innovative study of brain circuit function

Nov. 6, 2017

$2 million NSF grant funds physicists' quest for optical transistors

Oct. 31, 2017

CDC funds Emory project to automate analysis of mixed strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Oct. 25, 2017

CDC flu division director leads grand rounds on nationwide flu outbreak

March 7, 2013