A Baylor University researcher’s prototype smartphone app — designed to help parents detect early signs of various eye diseases in their children such as retinoblastoma, an aggressive pediatric eye cancer — has passed its first big test.
Baylor announced the formation of a postdoctoral researcher hiring program to support and enhance research across the University. The postdoctoral hiring program will dramatically accelerate Baylor research through the planned addition of 65 professional researchers.
The Walmart Foundation announced today that Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) has received a $2.6 million grant to continue its work to end hunger in Texas through support of child nutrition outreach.
Baylor archaeologist Julie Hoggarth drew widespread attention for the discovery of a 9th Century Mayan vase, an important find and one of many examples of the ways her work illuminates modern understanding of ancient cultures.
Over the last decade, scientists have recognized a strong relationship between autism and epilepsy. Baylor neuroscientist Joaquin Lugo is at the forefront of researching those conditions and their impact on the developing brain.
Storytelling that educates and entertains – aka “edutainment” – is a powerful communications tool that can lead to positive health-related changes among multicultural millennials, according to a new marketing study from Baylor University.
A Baylor professor is the recipient of a prestigious international award for research in the world's most arid spaces. Geoscientist Steve Forman is the 21st recipient of the Farouk El-Baz Award for Desert Research from the Geological Society of America.
Baylor University today announced the funding of two faculty positions under the Baylor Academic Challenge matching program, creating new faculty positions within the Hankamer School of Business and in support of the University’s Baylor in Latin America Initiative.
The waters in and along the Houston Ship Channel teem with evidence of human activity. Surrounded by oil refineries and leading to the Port of Houston, the channel is highly polluted and inhospitable to aquatic life. Yet, the Gulf killifish thrives in that environment. Cole Matson's groundbreaking research bridges environmental and data sciences to discover how one fish "pulled a rabbit out of a hat"
Community. For Sara Dolan, a nationally-recognized Baylor professor, researcher and "Citizen Psychologist," it’s the place where her research finds its deepest meaning. When communities experience trauma, she partners with others to illuminate paths to recovery.
Sound’s journey from the ear to the brain is relatively short, but the space between is filled with profound meaning. Dwayne Simmons, PhD, has dedicated his internationally recognized research to studying how sensory cells in the ear and neurons in the brain respond to aging. On a broader level, he’s pursuing breakthroughs in the auditory system that could impact areas far beyond hearing.
Lori Baker has changed the ways we approach the sad experience of immigrants lost along the U.S/Mexico border. Her organization, Reuniting Families, brings dignity and closure through forensic work that identifies and repatriates.
David Jack has become a national leader across the spectrum of materials science: composite production, ultrasonic techniques for the non-destructive evaluation of composites, composite modeling and more. Closer to the homes and hearts of the end-users his research eventually impacts, is the fact that Jack’s work makes planes and automobiles safer to enjoy.
Supervisors driven by profits could actually be hurting their coveted bottom lines by losing the respect of their employees, who counter by withholding performance, according to a new study led by Baylor University.