Our new issue of LSU Research Highlights is loaded with faculty recognitions and work to develop superwood for more resilient construction, support minority students and embed ethics in STEM, and learn why some birds—not others—are hip to change.
Research news on lots of animals—from sharks to shrews. Also, the recent discovery that a particular kind of mushroom can help treat an aggressive form of breast cancer that otherwise has limited treatment options.
We explore new clues to the lives of early human ancestors; innovative ways to use CO2—which we already have too much of in the atmosphere—to make key products, including soap and fabric; and research on how media can work to decrease political polarization.
How LSU leverages 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.
Read all about how LSU will be the first university in the world to put research technology on the Moon and how LSU faculty and students are partnering with Our Lady of the Lake to treat opioid misuse as well as writing breakthrough astrophysics code to model stellar mergers.
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.
Hurricane storm surge forecasting, house sparrows who learn from each other to be more daring, wearable exoskeletons to protect construction workers, and more.