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LSU Archaeologists Discover Salt Workers' Residences at Underwater Maya Site

New findings on the organization of the salt industry to supply this basic dietary commodity to inland cities during the Classic Maya civilization are reported in a recent article by LSU Maya archaeologist Heather McKillop and her team.

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Amazon Rainforest Birds' Bodies Transform Due to Climate Change

The most pristine parts of the Amazon rainforest devoid of direct human contact are being impacted by human-induced climate change, according to new research by LSU scientists.

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LSU Public Relations Professor Jinx Broussard Honored as 2021 Bruce K. Berger Educator Honoree by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations

LSU Professor Jinx Coleman Broussard has been named a 2021 Bruce K. Berger Educator Honoree by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations.

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Homo naledi child skull

A Child of Darkness

LSU archaeologist discovers the first partial skull of a child of an early human ancestor from about 250,000 years ago.

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LSU Professor Zack Godshall Premieres New Documentary Film

"The Laughing Man," a feature documentary by LSU Creative Writing and Screen Arts professor Zack Godshall is set to premiere at the New Orleans Film Festival next month. Screenings will be held at the Broad Theater on Nov. 13 and 14 at 5:45 p.m. each night. The film will also be available to stream online via the festival platform from Nov. 5 - 22.

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LSU BE, ChE Team Study Drug Resistance in ER+ Breast Cancer Cells

LSU Biological Engineering and Chemical Engineering Team Studying Drug Resistance in ER+ Breast Cancer Cells

Estrogen receptor-positive, or ER+, breast cancer is the most common type of breast cancer diagnosed today. When someone has ER+ breast cancer, the cancer cells’ growth is facilitated by the estrogen receptor. In breast cancer, hormone receptors – proteins located in and around breast cells – signal cancerous cells to grow uncontrollably, resulting in a tumor.

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Dr. Catherine O’Neal from our Health and Medical Advisory Committee offers insight into our decision to lift the mask mandate and make other changes to our COVID-19 protocols.
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