There’s no easy answer that pinpoints the cause of Baton Rouge’s traffic problems, and solving the problems are as tangled a task as the I-10/12 split at rush hour.
It’s dark, it’s cold, it’s largely cut off from the outside world, but the lake water under a half-mile of ice in Antarctica is teeming with microbial life. That discovery is the focus of an article in the most recent Nature magazine published Thursday.
One of the biggest complaints of modern life is traffic. Contrary to popular opinion, however, there is a rhyme and reason to the way that traffic moves on roads. In fact, there is an entire field of science and engineering that looks at how different designs and control techniques influence driver behavior and how that,… Read More
LSU’s Brent Christner and Colleagues Document the Existence of Microbial Life Below the Surface of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet in Nature Publication In a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments, both on Earth and planets elsewhere in the solar system, LSU Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Brent Christner and fellow… Read More
There are rare oysters in Grand Isle. We saw some of them with long time Oysterman Jules Melancon. There are two aspects of the oysters that standout to Melancon.
Baton Rouge, LA – Louisiana is one of six states to receive $3.25 million from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). A total of nearly $18 million will be awarded to three regional partnerships that will collaborate on science and engineering research, education, and outreach to accelerate progress on… Read More
There is no specific treatment for Ebola. Doctors can only administer what they call “supportive therapy,” which means supporting the patient’s own immune system as it tries to battle the infection. This usually involves intravenous fluids to prevent dehydration and shock, said Christopher Mores, associate director of Louisiana State University’s Center for Experimental Infectious Diseases…. Read More
LocalMed, Former Tenant of the Louisiana Business & Technology Center, Develops the First Online Dental Scheduling Platform
Former Louisiana Business & Technology Center, or LBTC, tenant LocalMed will launch the first scheduling platform in September for patients to find and book dentist appointments online. LocalMed will utilize their partnership with United Concordia dental insurance, which was formed in January 2014, as a financial incentive for providers to join the scheduling program.
A team of scientists from around the world led by Baylor College of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis has completed the genome sequence of the common marmoset – the first sequence of a New World Monkey – providing new information about the marmoset’s unique rapid reproductive system, physiology and growth, shedding new light on primate… Read More
BATON ROUGE – LSU’s Mark Batzer, Boyd Professor and Dr. Mary Lou Applewhite Distinguished Professor in Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Science, contributed to an article in the scientific journal Nature Genetics, titled “The Common Marmoset Genome Provides Insight into Primate Biology and Evolution,” published on July 20. Batzer contributed analysis of… Read More