Latest Brandeis University Stories

2010-01-11 16:28:54

Cognitively stimulating activities are beneficial, but evidence suggests mental exercises help some more than others.

2009-12-23 09:03:19

As anyone suffering through a head cold knows, food tastes wrong when the nose is clogged, an experience that leads many to conclude that the sense of taste operates normally only when the olfactory system is also in good working order.

2009-12-16 13:12:26

New study shows families, not doctors, raise the issue of prayer.

2009-12-10 13:57:44

Brandeis researchers reveal the hidden, transient life of a protein between active states.

2009-12-02 18:28:53

A novel scleral lens developed in Boston proves clinically beneficial in patients who have failed conventional therapies.

2009-12-02 15:48:41

For the first time, experimental evidence shows that hidden protein structures are essential for catalysis.

2009-11-18 14:54:00

Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, the Law and the 21st Century WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 19, at 7 p.m., the National Archives will present a panel discussion entitled "Supreme Court Justice Louis D.

2009-11-05 12:36:27

New study reports that pediatric physicians are more likely to accept the salve of religion when medicine has failed the patient.

2009-10-19 13:54:08

A new Brandeis study reveals that academic medical centers, the nation’s classrooms for doctors and researchers, don’t always practice the values they preach.

2009-05-07 14:16:01

Researchers at Brandeis, in collaboration with several other institutions worldwide, have pinpointed for the first time the multi-country economic costs of dengue fever, the endemic and epidemic mosquito-borne illness that is a rapidly growing public health problem in tropical and sub-tropical countries.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.