LSU Computer Science Professor Taking a ‘Hands-On’ Approach to Smartphone Security
As smartphones have grown more sophisticated over the years, so too have their accompanying security measures. Simple passwords have been replaced by thumbprints and facial recognition. However, those methods do not solve the issue of notification privacy.
Louisiana Higher Education Institutions to Document, Preserve Women’s Experiences in State Politics
The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication is spearheading an oral history initiative to preserve the legacies of Louisiana’s female political leaders in partnership with universities across the state.
How Having Our Own High-Resolution Avatar Could Transform Healthcare—in Cancer Clinics and in Space
Students in the LSU SpaRTAN medical physics lab are using technology to simulate biology and biological processes, such as a person’s whole-body response to radiation based on the break-down of individual cells. And the result is beautiful.
Event Horizons are Tunable Factories of Quantum Entanglement
LSU physicists’ research findings open a promising avenue for confirming the quantum origin of the Hawking radiation.
LSU Recognizes Six Outstanding Professors as 'Rainmakers'
The LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, or ORED, has selected the six LSU faculty members, who are leaders in their respective fields, to receive the Rainmaker Award this year.
LSU Engineering Faculty Work to Develop Water Treatment for Wells
As of 2019, 43 million Americans did not have access to public water systems and relied on private wells. Indeed, a 2015 report by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) showed that 11-30 percent of residents in Louisiana got their water supply from private wells. The national average was 14 percent.
LSU Experts Available to Speak about Russian Invasion of Ukraine
LSU faculty experts are available for media interviews about topics surrounding the Ukraine-Russia Crisis.
LSU Researchers Feed Worms a Natural Plant Extract; Watch Them Fatten, Live 40% Longer
A research team in the LSU Department of Biological Sciences led by Assistant Professor Adam Bohnert has published a landmark study linking greater metabolic health—achieved through a natural plant extract—with longer lifespans in roundworms.
New COVID-19 Treatment Developed by Skymount Medical in Partnership with LSU Approved for Use in Patients in the United Kingdom
Skymount Medical, a drug discovery company using an artificial intelligence, or AI, platform developed by LSU researchers to repurpose and build new drugs, announced today that it has received approval to conduct a human clinical trial of its new oral therapeutic for COVID-19 patients in the United Kingdom.
LSU Office of Research & Economic Development Welcomes New Associate Vice President
LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, or ORED, welcomes LSU Professor Janna Oetting as its new associate vice president of humanities, social sciences and allied fields.
LSU Health Shreveport Innovation Offers New Approach to Solving Addiction
By targeting the stress-response system in the brain, an LSU pharmacologist has discovered a way to decrease drug craving and relapse into drug use.
Racism Experienced by BIPOC Consumers, Employees to be Unpacked in Next Episode of LSU Reilly Center’s Racism Series
The next installment of LSU Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs’ Racism: Dismantling the System series, “Is the Customer Always Right? Discrimination Experienced by BIPOC Consumers,” will take place Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 3:30 p.m. CT. The episode will give insight on how companies handle racism that their consumers and employees experience.
LSU Home of Most Important Private Collection of African American Poetry
The LSU Libraries Special Collections will house the over 800 items previously owned by book collector and dealer Wyatt Houston Day.
ECE Professor Mehraeen Explores Smart Grid Improvements
Just one year ago this month, the southern U.S. suffered a hard freeze, leaving millions of people in Texas without power while also causing flooding to homes from busted pipes. As a result, 246 people died.
Beyond Biodegradable Mardi Gras Beads
LSU biologist Naohiro Kato develops solutions to reduce plastic in the environment.