Beverly Wright, founder of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, talks weather-related disasters, fossil-fuel divestment, and the role of HBCUs. 9.23.2016 / By Alexa B. White The flood in Baton Rouge and parts of southwest Mississippi this past August placed the region in yet another state of emergency, with all-too-familiar scenes recalling the aftermath of … Continue reading “They don’t accept the fact that it is climate change”
Fisk and Vanderbilt researchers look to speed up cancer diagnosis by detecting tumor cells directly from patients’ bloodstreams. Continue reading Can nanoscience improve on the biopsy?
The Innocence Project and other advocacy groups are relying on forensics to challenge the politics of punishment in Louisiana and to present relief to communities of color.
Spelman College’s strategic plan to create a greener community recently took home a coveted sustainability award. Continue reading HBCUs Opt for Sustainability Over Fossil Fuel Divestment
The primary mission of the IBM Research-Africa lab is to leverage science & technology to focus on challenges that have hampered economic growth in Africa. Continue reading From Living Roads to EZ Farms, IBM Research looks to transform Africa’s economy
Researchers at Tuskegee University are looking to bring dynamic electronic maps to campus Continue reading Let the app be your guide
Who says a well written book about science can’t be a relaxing read on a summer day? Continue reading A summer reading list for blerds
Southern University at New Orleans’s forensic science program and its new lab are looking to make an impact at home and abroad. Continue reading Call It CSI: SUNO
Securing cyberspace is now considered one of the “grand challenges of engineering” Continue reading Tennessee State University researchers are out to prevent the next big cyberattack
Will HBCUs shed their fossil fuel ties? Continue reading A Climate for Divestment