Emory University was founded in 1836 as a private university and affiliated with the United Methodist Episcopal Church. In the 1915 with the help of Asa Chandler founder of the Coca Cola Company Emory University expanded its presence in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Since this time Emory University has flourished with funds from its endowments, a large grant funding base and active alumni association. Emory University has an expansive medical center for teaching, research and patient care. The undergraduate and graduate schools have a student body in excess of 12,000 students. Emory University is comprised of nine schools including law, medicine, public health, nursing and noteworthy Oxford College. Emory University is a proximate neighbor of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Heart Association. The graduate school has degree programs in 26 divisions Emory's 2012 graduating class will be comprised of 43-percent students who identify with one or more minority groups. Emory welcomes students of every religious faith. Emory University is reported to have undergone a name change in 2008 to College of Arts & Sciences. U.S. News and World Report rank Emory University in the 100 Universities in the USA.
Tell-tale toes point to oldest-known fossil bird tracks from Australia
Two fossilized footprints found at Dinosaur Cove in Victoria, Australia, were likely made by birds during the Early Cretaceous, making them the oldest known bird tracks in Australia.
Steering stem cells with magnets: Proof of concept for clinical applications
Magnets could be a tool for directing stem cells' healing powers to treat conditions such as heart disease or vascular disease.
Lampreys provide hints to ancient immune cells
Studying lampreys allows biologists to envision the evolutionary past, because they represent an early offshoot of the evolutionary tree, before sharks and fish.
Fruit flies use alcohol as a drug to kill parasites
Fruit flies infected with a blood-borne parasite consume alcohol to self-medicate, a behavior that greatly increases their survival rate, an Emory University study finds.
Madagascar study tracks how germs jump between people and animals
"I smell props," says Sarah Zohdy. She looks skyward, scanning a tangle of thick, Tarzan-worthy vines, tree branches, and leaves that weave the dense rain forest canopy one hundred feet above.
Bees 'betray' their flowers when pollinator species decline
Remove even one bumblebee species from an ecosystem and the impact is swift and clear: Their floral "sweethearts" produce significantly fewer seeds, a new study finds.
Theoretical chemists find new dimension to rules for reactions
Theoretical chemists at Emory University have solved an important mystery about the rates of chemical reactions and the so-called Polanyi rules.
Sewer upgrade flushes West Nile virus vector from Atlanta stream
Just 10 years ago, a heavy rain in Atlanta could turn Tanyard Creek into a river of raw sewage. "You would sometimes see toilet paper hanging from low branches along its banks," recalls Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, a disease ...
Math formula gives new glimpse into the magical mind of Ramanujan
(Phys.org)—December 22 marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of Srinivasa Ramanujan, an Indian mathematician renowned for somehow intuiting extraordinary numerical patterns and connections without the use of proofs or ...
Fluorescent jungle gyms made of DNA
(Phys.org) —The 1966 movie Fantastic Voyage presented a vision of the future that includes tiny machines gliding through the body and repairing injuries. Almost 50 years later, scientists are figuring out how to form building ...