Features/Campus

OF VIEWERS COULD NOT PICK OUT A DEEPFAKE EVEN WHEN WARNED THAT ONE OF FIVE VIDEOS CONTAINED ALTERED FOOTAGE IN A STUDY BY BROWN, OXFORD, AND ROYAL SOCIETY RESEARCHERS. WITHOUT SUCH A WARNING, ONLY 10% OF PEOPLE SPOTTED THE DEEPFAKE, EVEN THOUGH IT FEATURED A FAMILIAR FACE: ACTOR TOM CRUISE.


Lift Up Their Voices

Former journalist Elizabeth Rush traded news writing for testimony—allowing people in coastal communities to tell their climate change stories their way. Read More

ALL THE EXCUSE WE NEEDED: BROWN, HARVARD SCIENTISTS SAY MASSAGE DOESN'T JUST FEEL GOOD, IT'S GOOD FOR YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM.

ANTHROPOLOGIST ANDREW SCHERER'S LIDAR RESEARCH REVEALS THAT MAYA KINGDOMS PRACTICED SUSTAINABLE FARMING FOR CENTURIES. 

THE MORE TALKING YOUR DOCTOR DOES, THE LESS YOU ARE LIKELY TO REMEMBER, FOUND A BROWN SCIENTIST STUDYING VERBAL DOMINANCE. 

SWAB RELIEF: BROWN RESEARCHERS HAVE DEVISED A BREATH TEST FOR COVID. “THE BUBBLER” CAN ALSO IDENTIFY DIFFERENT STRAINS OF VIRUS. 

TUTORING IS AN EFFECTIVE WAY TO COMBAT PANDEMIC LEARNING LOSS, SAYS SUSANNA LOEB, DIRECTOR OF BROWN'S ANNENBERG INSTITUTE.