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Will Renting a Shirt or Sofa Save the Planet?

Business Expert Explains Gap Between Retailers, Customers, Sustainability Goals

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Expert: VW’s New Ad Campaign Takes Thoughtful Journey From Scandal

“Hello Light” Confronts Wrongdoing, Embraces Heyday, Promises Innovative Future

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Research: Glacial Sediments Greased the Gears of Plate Tectonics

New Study Highlights Connection Between Worldwide Glaciations, Sediments, Plate Tectonics

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UMD Joins Race to Produce Universal Flu Vaccine

NIH Awards Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine $3.1M to Solve Problem of Vaccine Failures

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Face to Face With a Toothy Fossil

UMD Entomologist Helped Smithsonian Reconstruct Giant Prehistoric Shark in D.C. Museum Café

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$175M NOAA Award to Expand UMD’s Role as Leader in Earth System Studies

New Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies Will Deepen Understanding of Human Interaction With Planet

MosquitoSphere test location in Burkina Faso

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A Malaria-Fighting Fungus

Researchers Test Rapid Way to Kill Mosquitoes in Simulated West African Village

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A Cool Use for Wood

Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Buildings Material That Doubles as AC

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Letters From a Science Giant

Auction of Notes by Stephen Hawking to Professor Emeritus Will Support New UMD Endowment

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Smart Signals, Safer Intersections

Researcher’s System Helps Drivers Bypass Yellow-Light Indecision

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Tracking Maria's Toll

Study Finds Higher Death Count in Puerto Rico From Heart Disease, Other Causes Following Devastating Hurricane in Puerto Rico

Vigil for victims of Sri Lankan Easter bombings

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Op/Ed: Easter Attacks a “Game-Changing Event” in Sri Lanka

Professors Pinpoint 4 Underlying Causes, Say Bombings Signal ISIS Strength in Southeast Asia

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The Moon Is Shrinking, and It’s Setting Off Moonquakes

UMD Researcher Is Part of Team That Found Lunar Tectonic Plate Activity

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7 Ways to Look Better on LinkedIn

Soon-to-be Grad or Not, It’s Time to Update Your Profile

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Who’s Killing Eagles on the Eastern Shore?

Expert Who Helped Bring Bald Eagles Back From Brink Says Birds Were Targeted

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Deep Color

UMD Researcher Part of Team That Found New Visual Ability in Fishes Living in Sunless Depths

Household work

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Op/Ed: (Not) Sharing the Load

Moms Spend More Time on Housework When a Man’s in the House

Climate march

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Eyeing the Long Game on Climate Change

Sociology Professor Examines Broader Impact of Global Youth Climate Movement

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“Overwhelming, but in a Good Way”

College Park Scholars’ Showcase, Bigger Than Ever, Spreads Out at St. John Center

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The Trouble With Facebook

Researcher Interprets Social Media Giant’s Ongoing Missteps

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Tracing the Fallout of Hitler’s Nuclear Reactor That Wasn’t

UMD Researcher Received a Cube of Nazi Uranium. A Five-Year Quest Followed to Tell Its Story.

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In a First, Unmanned Aerial System Delivers Organ for Transplant

Drones Could Make Transplants Faster, Safer, Cheaper, Doctors and Engineers Say

Beijing smog

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Clean Air Tradeoff

Researchers Discover Unintended Spillover Effects of Regional Air Pollution Policies in China

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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

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Plasma Protection from Foodborne Illness

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

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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UMD Team Wins Affordable Housing Competition

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

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Floods, Droughts and a Melting World

Engineering Researcher Measures Global Snow Total in Face of Climate Change

Vulture

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Protecting Part of the Circle of Life

UMD Plays Key Role in International Effort to Save African Vultures

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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