Friday, July 30, 2021
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Research


Cod illustration

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The Almighty Cod

In the Shadow of Climate Change and Overfishing, a UMD Researcher Finds Answers for Today’s Oceans in the Centuries-old Bones of a North Atlantic Fish

Work emotions emoji photo illustration

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Don’t Put Your Emotions in a Box at Work, Study Suggests

To Be More Creative, Teams Must Feel Free to Express Positive, Negative Feelings

School in Philadelphia

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Amid National Infrastructure Debate, a Failing Grade for Schools

UMD Researcher Urges Fixing Toxic Conditions and Crumbling Buildings to Safeguard Children, Strengthen Communities

Babies

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UMD Research Finds Early Clues to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Babies’ Intestines

Discovery Could Lead to More Effective Prevention, Treatments

Drone hovering over flower

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Computer Scientist Creates Hive of Ideas for Drones

Palm-Sized Autonomous Robots Could Help Bees Pollinate Flowers, Search Out Survivors and Watch Patients for Problems

ISS astronaut works on combustion experiment equipment

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‘Cool Flame’ Discovered Aboard International Space Station

Maryland Researcher’s Combustion Experiment Could Lead to More Energy-Efficient Engines

robot hand

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Robot’s Soft Touch Beats Super Mario

Engineers Develop New Approach, Demonstrate 3D-Printed Hand on Classic Nintendo Game

Rapid-Seal

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Revolutionary First-aid Product Born at UMD Enters National Market

Engineering Alum’s Rapid-Seal Aims to Be Game Changer in Bleeding Control

GIF of butterfly flying past batter, catcher and umpire

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Calling Attention to Umpires’ Inattention

As MLB All-Star Break Continues, New Research Shows Tough Calls Use Up Mental Resources—But Rests Help

Child sits on mother's lap as she works

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Child Care Issues Not to Blame for Sluggish Job Recovery, UMD Research Shows

Parents of Young Children Overall Faced Lower Employment Loss in Early 2021 Than Population at Large

VR headset

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Researchers Record Brain Waves to Measure ‘Cybersickness’

Better Understanding of VR-Induced Discomfort Could Broaden Tech’s Reach

Cicada

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A Cicada Postmortem: What We’re Learning From Brood X

Giant Insects Provided New Perspective on Impact of Climate Change, the Effects of Social Media and More

Sold sign

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Hot Housing Market Calls for Cleaning Out Your Closets—or Your Bank Account

UMD Finance Expert Offers Tips for Sellers and Buyers During This Frenzy

Ozone is threatened in the atmosmphere above the Arctic

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Plunging Arctic Temperatures Speed Up Ozone Loss, New Study Shows

Changes Brought On by Climate Change Threaten Layer That Protects Earth From Harmful Radiation

Bees

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U.S. Beekeepers Continue to Report High Colony Loss Rates, UMD-led Survey Finds

Bee Informed Partnership’s Results Used to Help Beekeepers, Researchers Seeking Solutions

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UMD Invests Over $10M in Research Equipment to Drive Discovery, Innovation

Labs Focused on Quantum Technology, Energy Storage, Neuroscience and More Getting Big Upgrades

Illustration of runners and a heart

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Returning a Favor via Social Media Could Drive Healthier Habits, UMD Research Shows

Study Participants Were More Likely to Exercise to Help a Friend Than Themselves

Dinosaur illustration

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When Tyrannosaurs Dominated, Their Kids Were Terrors, Too

New UMD Study Suggests Giant Predators’ Juveniles Took Over the Ecological Role of Medium-sized Carnivores

DeNeen Brown

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Fighting Forgetting

Journalism Professor Unearths Grim History of Century-old Tulsa Race Massacre

People social distancing in line

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Studies Show Social Distancing Worked

Public Health Researchers Quantify Impact on Infections, Provide Model to Predict Scope of Future Disease Outbreaks

Fire sweeps through Cape Town South Africa in 2017

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Fired Up Over Inequities

Student Team Explores Factors Behind Disproportionate Fire Danger in Developing Nations

Aerial and ground robots in diverse situation.

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UMD, UMBC, Army Research Lab Announce $68M Cooperative Agreement to Accelerate AI, Autonomy

Pact Aims to Develop Tech to Reduce Humans’ Workload and Risks on Battlefield, Aid in Search-and-Rescue Missions

Community rendering

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Insta-Worthy Redesign for a Salvadoran City

Graduate Student in Architecture Uses Social Media to Reach—and Re-envision—His Grandparents’ Community

Scientist fiddles with something in a laboratory

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7 Undergrads Honored for Outstanding Research

Students Excelled in Fields From History to Computer Engineering to Math

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$178M Cooperative Agreement Continues UMD-led Partnership with NASA, Other Institutions

Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science & Technology II Fosters Collaboration on Exploration, Innovation, Diversity

Shoppers walk out of a Walmart store

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Student-led Journalism Investigation Highlights Pandemic’s Effect on Essential Workers

Findings by UMD Howard Center, University Partners to Be Published in News Outlets Nationwide

Aerial view of cars

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Cars Are About to Cost a Lot More. A UMD Expert Explains Why

How the Pandemic, Bad Planning Led to a Stunning Shortage of Computer Chips

Living Umbrella at Vigilante Coffee Co.

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An Upgrade From Artificial Shade

Professor Designs ‘Living Umbrellas’ to Beat the Heat Sustainably

"Digging Holes for Planting Sugar Cane, Antigua, West Indies, 1823" by William Clark

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NEH Grants to Support History Professors’ Research

Part of $24M Awarded Nationwide, Funds to Support Work Expanding Enslaved.org Database and Researching Book on NYC Transit Desegregation

A young boy hovers expectantly near a snowball vendor in 1940s Harlem Park

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Decoding Black Stories Built Into the Environment

Students Take Deep Dive Into Links Between African American History, Architecture and Urban Planning

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