Research Newsletters

 

September 2021 LSU Research Highlights

Our new issue of LSU Research Highlights details how LSU leverages new technology and training to keep Louisiana “in the game” in a changing film industry; how quantum technology can be used to quickly detect oil and gas leaks to help protect the environment and marine life; and what it’s like to vaccinate a 415-pound tiger. Also, there are owls—barred owls. They eat crawfish, and might prefer them shaken, not stirred. (There is little we know about them, but LSU researchers are learning more.)

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May 2021 LSU Research Highlights

Our new issue of LSU Research Highlights tells the story of how LSU will be the first university in the world to put research technology on the Moon in 2022 and also how LSU faculty and students are partnering with Our Lady of the Lake to treat opioid misuse, writing breakthrough astrophysics code to model stellar mergers, building a hydraulic bike with Baton Rouge youth, spending sleepless nights with oysters, and discovering the source of Zika neurodevelopmental defects.

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February 2021 LSU Research Highlights

Our new issue of LSU Research Highlights is out, with stories on how our coastal experts are helping the U.S. Army advance national security; LSU Museum of Art is adding works from underrepresented artists to its permanent collection; and alumna Linda Thomas-Greenfield promotes “gumbo diplomacy” as U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Also, how LSU is helping state agencies with Louisiana vaccine distribution; how our researchers contributed to the development of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine; and are developing a smartphone sensor to quickly detect infection.

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December 2020 LSU Research Highlights

Hurricane storm surge forecasting, house sparrows who learn from each other to be more daring, wearable exoskeletons to protect construction workers, and more.

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September 2020 LSU Research Highlights

In our new issue of LSU Research Highlights, we catch you up the latest news—from space and the quantum realm, on fish and fruit, song and stuttering, COVID-19 testing and protection for the LSU Tigers football team, robots at the post office, and how LSU is helping to shine a light on incarceration and racial justice in America.

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May 2020 LSU Research Highlights COVID-19

Our second special issue of LSU Research Highlights on COVID-19 features stories on what LSU is doing to combat health disparities across the state, help residents grow victory gardens, and explain why the milk always seems to be gone.

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April 2020 LSU Research Highlights

Saving Louisiana's state bird; neutrinos offering a clue as to why there is more matter than antimatter in the Universe; fighting pollution from dangerous waste sites; discovering a fountain of youth; an actual rockstar; and more.

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