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  • LSU researchers battling for mission to Mars

    December 25, 2014 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A team of LSU researchers are competing against nine other universities worldwide to send its instrument to Mars. The group of students hope to land an open spot on Mars One, a mission organized by a Dutch company scheduled to take off in 2018. "If... more »
  • Report: Death rate from cancer still inching down

    January 7, 2013 3:25 PM

    WASHINGTON - Researchers say death rates from cancer are continuing to inch down. Cancer deaths began slowly dropping during the 1990s, and today's report shows the trend holding. Among men, cancer death rates dropped by 1.8 percent a year between 2000 and 2009. The rate declined by 1.4 percent a... more »
  • New Warning for Obese Teenagers

    April 30, 2012 8:25 AM

    A new life-threatening warning for obese teenagers. IF you develop diabetes, you'll have a very tough, difficult time keeping it under control. A Major study tested several way to control diabetes and nearly half of teens failed within a few years. One in five teens suffered serious complications that... more »
  • Diet tested in BR voted #1 in News and World Report check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 20, 2012 4:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - If you're thinking about going on a diet, the new U.S. News and World Report diet ratings may help you out. They've named the DASH diet the best overall diet in 2012, and Baton Rouge can take part of the credit. Before it hit the market,... more »
  • Report says LSU violated academic freedom

    August 1, 2011 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It carries no penalty, but a report from the American Association of University Professors still takes a hard swipe at Louisiana State University. The organization says LSU violated the academic freedom of coastal researcher Ivor van Heerden, according to a report issued Monday by the organization... more »

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