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A Brexit supporter waves a sign as he demonstrates on Parliament Square in London on Wednesday.

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Exploring the Foundations of Prejudice

Research Finds Social Norms, Perceived Threats Influence Nationalism, Intolerance Around the World

Colored e-cigarettes

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Up in Smoke

UMD Expert: Michigan’s Ban on Flavored E-cigarettes a ‘Good First Step’

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Treatment Together

Study Explores Benefits of Addressing Undiagnosed Parental ADHD For Children With the Disorder

Birchbox, Blue Apron boxes

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Why ‘Disruptor’ Brands Are Booming—and What Role You Play in the Trend

UMD Marketing Expert Explains the Rise in Firms From Blue Apron to Warby Parker

Journalists conduct interview on sidewalk in Baltimore

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Merrill, NPR Investigation Reveals Tolls of Rising Urban Heat

Project Found Lack of Shade, Abundant Concrete Linked to Increased Illness, Crime, Poverty

Lightning strikes near a house

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Pingin’ in the Rain

UMD Researchers Explore Extent of Storms Knocking Out ‘Last-mile’ Internet Connectivity

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Research: Women Are Beautiful, Men Are Rational?

Language Applied Differently by Gender, According to Machine Learning Analysis of 3.5M Books

A fire rages in the Amazon rainforest

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A Higher Perspective on the Amazon Fires

According to UMD Satellite Monitoring, the Vast Area Burning This Year Is Less an Outlier Than You Think

Mosquito on skin sucking blood

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Tracking West Nile, Neighborhood by Neighborhood

NIH Awards $2M for Research to ID Genes That Make Mosquitoes Target People

Sandwich collage

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A Game of Chicken

Social Media Jockeying Made Popeyes’ Sandwich a Viral Sensation. A UMD Marketing Expert Explains How.

Ronald Walsworth in the lab

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UMD Launches Quantum Technology Center

Researchers to Push Quantum Science Beyond Physics for High-Impact Innovations

Writer in Wind Tunnel

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At 70, Wind Tunnel Still Having a Blast

Cars, Planes, Copters and Even Olympic Bobsleds Tested at UMD Facility

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Emotion Detector

What Feelings Make Us Share Content on Social Media? New Research Aims to Find Out

Woman in heat of the sun

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Soaring Temperatures Mean Rising Peril to Kidney Disease Patients

Study Finds Risk Varies by Race, Location, Other Diseases

The Table at Crate

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Taste of the Future at Shopping Malls

Marketing Expert: How New Dining Options Are Spicing Up Customer Experience

Children watching “Galli Galli Sim Sim”

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Study: Indian "Sesame Street" Improves Preschoolers’ Skills

Research Finds Gains in Identifying Letters, Numbers, More

Arie W. Kruglanski

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Understanding Extremism, After Recent Mass Shootings

Noted Psychologist Explains 5 Factors of Violence

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Distant 'Heavy Metal' Gas Planet Cranks It Out

UMD Astronomer Helps Discover First Known Planet Hot Enough to Eject Heavy Elements Into Space

Electro brain

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Op/ed: Colleges Must Prepare Students for an AI World

Information Systems Researcher: Understanding of ‘Human-Machine Boundary’ Needed

Employees balancing on scale

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Op/Ed: 5 Ways Faculty Can Create a Fairer Workplace Now

Education Professor Recommends Transparency, Accountability Among Strategies

Syrian family loads belongings onto pickup

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Op/Ed: Are Syrian Refugees a Danger to the West?

Psychology Researchers Probe Mindset of Those Fleeing Middle East Hotspots

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Research: Officer Race Not a Factor In Police Use of Deadly Force

Local Crime Rates Biggest Predictor of Shooting Victims’ Race

Paul Leisnham, UMD students

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Drain Gain

Researchers Seek to Lift Urban Areas by Managing Stormwater

Germs in rocket illustration

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Students to Send Experiment to International Space Station

Astronauts to Test How Well Bacteria Can Grow on Different Surfaces in Microgravity

Astronaut carrying moon mirror

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Mirrors on the Moon

50 Years After Apollo 11 Landing, UMD Experiment Continues to Provide Physics Answers

Japanese beetles eat leaves

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Meet the Beetles

"The Bug Guy" Explains Population Surge in Creepy Critters, Along With Fireflies

beehives near rapeseed field

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Bee Diverse

Research Suggests Less Varied Crops, More Pollinator Dependence Threaten Food Security

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Mellon Foundation Awards $2.8M for Research, Digitization in Humanities

Grants to Expand Programs in Black Digital Humanities, Persian and Arabic Digitization

viruses

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Researchers' Virus Discovery Could Help Fight Autoimmune Disease

New Study Is First to Reveal How a Common Pathogen Evades Antibodies in Immune System

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