Monday, August 3, 2020
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A tyrannosaur Daspletosaurus hunts a young horned Spinops, while an adult Spinops tries to intervene in an illustration set 77 million years ago.

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T. rex’s Long Legs Made for Marathon Walking

New Study Finds Energy Efficiency, Not Speed, Was the Point of Adaptation

Orange traffic signs that read, "Sobriety Checkpoint Ahead" and "Be Prepared to Stop"

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Constant Testing, Instant Punishment Lowers DUI Repeats, UMD Research Shows

Study Examines ‘Pretty Rare’ Impact of South Dakota’s ‘24/7’ Program

Asian giant hornet closeup

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Expert: ‘Murder Hornets’ Still a Distant Threat

Let the ‘Bug Guy’ Exterminate (Most of) Your Angst About Giant Insects

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How Green Is Good for You—and Your Career

Architecture, Psychology Researchers Explore Workplace Performance Benefits of Sustainable Buildings

Young people at a climate protest

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Op/ed: Survey Shows Youth Climate Activists Lining Up Behind Biden

Left-Leaning Group Follows Cues of Preferred Candidates to Support Presumptive Nominee, Researcher Finds

Woman wearing face mask and holding "Open" sign outside a restaurant

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Americans Not Ready to Reopen, New UMD-Post Poll Finds

Rising Number of Respondents Fear Serious COVID-19 Illness

Milk on shelves at store

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Feeding the Body of Knowledge on Food Labeling

Researchers Call for Collaboration Across Fields to Reduce Waste by Using Science to Clarify, Regulate Dates on Products

HighT Sintering

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Engineers Revise Ancient Ceramic Manufacturing Process, Making It 1,000 Times Faster

New Sintering Method Could Help Speed Production of Next-Gen Batteries, Other Tech

Illustration of people wearing masks and using smartphones

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Disinclined to Download

Americans Not Ready for Virus-Tracking Apps, But Support Business, Immigration Clampdowns, UMD-Post Poll Finds

Computer science Assistant Professor Pratap Tokekar (center) works on drones with students in the Brin Family Aerial Robotics lab in the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering.
Computer science Assistant Professor Pratap Tokekar (center) works on drones with students in the Brin Family Aerial Robotics lab in the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering.

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How Robot Teams Could Do Our Dirty, Dangerous Jobs

Researcher Works to Instill Resilience in Coordinated Autonomous Systems

Worker wearing mask and face shield moves cart

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An Equal Opportunity Virus in an Unequal Society

UMD Expert Seeks Solutions to Heightened Coronavirus Toll on African Americans

blue/pink DNA

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Revising Life’s Instructions?

Researcher Develops New Framework Suggesting There's More to Heredity Than DNA

Screengrab of Jen Golbeck at TEDxYouth talk
Screengrab of Jen Golbeck at TEDxYouth talk

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How AI Empowers Companies to Keep Tabs on You

Computer Scientist Says Online Observers May Know More About Your Personality Than You Do

Paper family holding hands

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Research: Support for Permanent Paid Medical and Family Leave Is Strong, Rising

Shift in Republicans’ Views Shows How COVID-19 Is Changing Politics, Survey Finds

GIF of white origami cross being folded on a red background

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Unfolding Answer to Hospital Space Shortages

Origami-inspired ‘Mobile Clinic’ Will Offer Portable, Affordable Tool in Fight Against COVID-19

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Computing vs. Pandemics

UMD Researchers Part of $10M NSF Project to Develop Strategies to Thwart Disease Outbreaks

Shopper with mask and gloves

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Many Americans Struggling to Afford Basic Necessities Amid Crisis, UMD-Washington Post Poll Finds

Results Reveal Little Optimism for U.S. Economy Recovering Soon From Coronavirus

Shopper with mask and gloves

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Many Americans Struggling to Afford Basic Necessities Amid Crisis, UMD-Washington Post Poll Finds

Results Reveal Little Optimism for U.S. Economy Recovering Soon From Coronavirus

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New Medicine to Prevent Cyberattacks During Pandemic

UMD Expert Helping Hospitals, Health Care Organizations Ward Off Other Kinds of Viruses—the Digital Kind

Distinguished University Professor Christopher Jarzinski (below), a member of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Physics and Institute for Physical Science and Technology is one of only 2 physicists selected this year for Guggenheim fellowships.

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UMD Scientist Named Guggenheim Fellow for Research at Boundary of Chemistry, Physics

Christopher Jarzynski Internationally Known for Thermodynamics Work

fruit in crates

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Research: Tariffs an Expensive Way to Stop Pests on Produce

Measures Would Burden Consumers, Damage International Relations

USA map showing social distancing

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Shelter in Place, or All Over the Place?

Researchers’ Data Analysis Shows Erratic Response to COVID-19 Restrictions

Cars line up at drive-thru food pantry

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Op/ed: U.S. Can Emerge From Pandemic a Better, More Resilient Society

Economist Calls for Ongoing System of Supplemental Income Support to Weather Crises

Sundial on McKeldin Mall

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Seed Grants to Grow 9 UMD Research Projects on COVID-19

Projects Focus on Virus Prevention, Control and Response

Pathway through trees

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Green Solution to Crime?

Study Finds How Parks, Other Spaces Are Designed and Maintained Could Reduce Gun Violence

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$3.1M Award Aims to Prevent Attacks on AI Security Measures

Research Would Safeguard Machine Learning Systems That Monitor Markets, Self-driving Cars, Facial ID

Empty lab in Clark Hall

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Severe Research Restrictions Extended

COVID-19 Research, Animal Care to Continue With Precautions

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Op/ed: Let Pentagon’s Logistics Arm Attack Shortfall in COVID-19 Medical Supplies

Business Researcher Says Other Nations’ Militaries Have Played Role in Their Outbreak Responses

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