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Undoing Disparities

Multi-institution Study Tests Ways to Improve Faculty-Workload Equity

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Europa video screengrab

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Europa: The Search for Life

Geology Researchers Travel to Greenland to Lay Groundwork for Expedition to Moon of Jupiter

White House

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Freedom to Flip-Flop

Research Explains Why a Sudden About-Face Doesn’t Affect President’s Public Approval

Eye

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A Clearer View

Engineering Researchers Develop New Microscopy Technique That Could Improve LASIK

Homeless

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The Homeless as Scapegoats?

Sociologist Debunks Misperceptions After Baltimore Panhandler Murder Ruse

Annapolis

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Op/Ed: New Law Needed to Prevent and Deter Labor Trafficking

SAFE Center Founder, Members of General Assembly Argue for Bill

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Cashing Out?

As U.S. Shifts Toward Cashless Society, a Professor Explains Pros, Cons

Pothole

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Potholepalooza

An Expert Gets to the Bottom of Them (and Blows Out a Tire)

Marine ribbon worm

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New (Re)Generation

Researchers Find Worm Species Have a Suprisingly Recent Ability to Regrow Severed Heads

Psychiatric visit

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After Psychiatric Hospitalization, What Next?

Study Finds Less Follow-Up at Hospitals in Minority, Poorer Communities

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Sky-high Ambitions to Predict, Halt Malaria

Researchers Analyze Satellite Data to Find Links Between Land Use, Outbreaks

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Unhealthy Air May Be Hurting Kids’ Brains

Environmental Health Researchers Recommend Policy Solutions to Reduce Air Pollution Exposures

Research Awards

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Celebration Honors Scholarship, Research Excellence

Inaugural Campus Event Recognizes High-Impact Achievements

Police officer and dog

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Op/Ed: Trajectories of Terrorism

Expert Points to Biggest Three-Year Decline in Attacks Since 1970

Robocalls

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Op/Ed: Scam on Line One

3 Reasons That Robocallers Keep Dialing Your Number

Tax forms and calculator

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Got a Case of IRS Tax Shock?

UMD Expert Explains the Tax Changes Surprising Filers This Year

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Tattoo on arm

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The Appearance of Bias

Research Finds Link Between Skin Color, Tattoos, Scars and Tougher Criminal Sentences

Cancer cell

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Targeting a Killer

Researchers Explore New Therapeutic Strategy for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

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Outsmarting Viruses

Study Uses Wearable “Smart” Devices to Help Understand What Makes Us Contagious

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Faster Is Lighter

Kinesiology Researchers Cast New Light on Conventional Wisdom About Running Injuries

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Op/Ed: What AI Researchers Can Learn From Alchemists and Astrologists

Human-Computer Interaction Pioneer Urges Focus on Enhancing, Not Mimicking, Human Abilities

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Patchwork Problem

Research Examines Health Care Challenges for Rural Immigrants

Housing bubble

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Exploring Bubble Trouble

In New Book, Business Professors Give Insight Into Causes of Economic Booms and Busts

Corn in field

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Growing Climate Risks to Crops

Broad-scale Look at U.S. Agriculture Finds Midwest Vulnerable Due to Industry Changes, Rising Temperatures

Ultramarathon

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Extreme Unknowns

Researchers Begin Pioneering Study of How Ultra-endurance Sports Affect the Body

Drugs and Pregnancy

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Study: Criminal Penalties for Drug Use During Pregnancy Deter Women From Treatment

States With More Comprehensive Approaches Are Better at Getting Women Into Rehab

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Majority Party Rules? Maybe Not

New UMD-led Research Shows Lawmaking Remains a Largely Bipartisan Practice

Binary star system

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Track Changes—in Space

UMD Astronomers Contribute to Discoveries With New Facility Monitoring Sky for “Transients”

Toya Tolson, Shawnte' Spriggs, Sophia Harrison, Marcella Wright, Deborah Dyson

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“Their Stories Have Not Been Told”

Researcher Aims to Share Experiences of African-American Women Living With HIV

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