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$1M Gift to Endow History of Natural Sciences Professorship

Funds From American Institute of Physics Will Also Support Research Collaborations, Student Opportunities

Burger King, McDonald's signs

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New Front in the Burger Battle

Millennials Line Up for Antibiotic-free, Even Meatless Fast Food

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Plasma Protection from Foodborne Illness

New in-Home Sanitation Method Could Eliminate Bacteria From Food With Electrified Air

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UMD Team Wins Affordable Housing Competition

Judges Cite Grad Students’ Mastery of Design, Planning Concepts in Repeat Victory

Vulture

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Protecting Part of the Circle of Life

UMD Plays Key Role in International Effort to Save African Vultures

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Floods, Droughts and a Melting World

Engineering Researcher Measures Global Snow Total in Face of Climate Change

Forest

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Forests of the Future

Researchers Map Maryland Forests’ Potential to Store Carbon, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Wood evaporator

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Fresh Route to Fresh Water

Solar Evaporator Made of Wood Offers Affordable Small-scale Desalination

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

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Essay: All the King’s Consultants

Government and Politics Professor Studies the Perils of Advising Authoritarians

Iribe Center

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Center for Machine Learning Launches

Researchers to Train Computers to Figure Out Challenges in Big Data, Finance, Health Care, More

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Graphs, Game Theory and the Scale of Everything

Computer Science, English Professors Named Guggenheim Fellows

Ice melting

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Mechanisms of Melting

UMD-led Research Finds Warm Winds Could Strain Antarctic Ice Shelf

Mother and daughter

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The Challenges of "Mothering While Black"

Sociologist’s New Book Highlights Complex Issues That Black Middle-Class Families Face

Immigrants

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Immigration Attitudes

UMD Poll Finds Majority of Americans Don’t View Immigrants as Criminals

refugee family

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Op/Ed: Americans More Likely to Support Christian Refugees

Public Policy Researcher’s Experiment Shows Effect of Religious Identity on Charitable Giving

Robot surgeon

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Tag-team Robot Surgery

New “Confidence-based” System Relies on Separate Strengths of People and Technology

Supercomputer

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Cyber Brain Trust Looks to Safeguard Smart Tech

Experts Outline Roles of Academic, Private and Public Sectors in Evolving Threat Landscape

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Unfaltering Alliance

Public Policy Poll: Support for NATO Membership Remains High

Vaccination

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A Faltering Shield Against Disease

Vaccine Expert Says Policy Changes Needed to Maintain Barriers Against Measles, Other Illnesses

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Op/Ed: Inequalities Persist on the Tenure Track

Professor Finds Climbing Professional Ladder Remains Challenging for Female Faculty on College Campuses

Campus Pollen

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Earlier Spring Breezes May Bring More Sneezes

Changes in Season’s Onset Linked to Increasing Hay Fever Allergies Across U.S.

Handbags

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Deterring Counterfeit Handbags May Start With Shame

Marketing Professor Shows Promise in New Approach for Manufacturers

Self-driving car

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Real-World Road Rules

Researchers Develop More Realistic Simulator to Test Self-Driving Cars

Middle schoolers and parents

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Parental Involvement a “Protective Factor” for Mental Health

Research Suggests Ways to Lessen Effects of Bullying on Middle Schoolers

Mother and baby

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Researchers Tackle Infant Mortality in Maryland

Study for State Panel Aims to Understand Disparities, ID Useful Programs

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Stigma as Stressor

Study Examines Daily Lives of People With Psoriasis

Airliners

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An Unclear Course for Boeing

Business Expert Predicts “Soul-Searching” for Aircraft Manufacturer After Crashes

Shipping containers

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Spotting Distant Threats

New Laser Method Uses “Avalanche Breakdown” to Detect Radioactive Material

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People

Maryland Computing Milestones

How UMD Researchers and Entrepreneurs Helped Lay the Groundwork for the Past and Future of Computers

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Canines and the “Cocktail Party” Effect

Research Sheds Light on How Dogs, Infants Respond in Noisy Environments

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