Adam Leonard '10 and a team of students and faculty won the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition's 90-second elevator pitch contest for their device treating pediatric needle pain..... Professor of Community Health Damaris Rohsenow determined that the reason a bourbon hangover is worse than a vodka hangover is that bourbon has more "congener" molecules; in the study, though, he found that volunteers had same difficulty concentrating no matter what caused their hangovers.... On December 1 Jonah Kagan '13 became the latest Brown student to coauthor a New York Times daily crossword puzzle.... In November, Professor of Literary Arts Keith Waldrop won the 2009 National Book Award for poetry.... In November, Brown and IBM fired up a new supercomputer on campus to be used by researchers throughout Rhode Island; the machine can perform 14 trillion calculations a second.
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January 7th, 2010