Research


Shipping containers

Research

Spotting Distant Threats

New Laser Method Uses "Avalanche Breakdown" to Detect Radioactive Material

Iribe Center

People

Maryland Computing Milestones

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

Europa video screengrab
Europa video screengrab

Research

Europa: The Search for Life

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

dog illustration

Research

Canines and the "Cocktail Party" Effect

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

Faculty workload video screengrab

Research

Undoing Disparities

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

White House

Research

Freedom to Flip-Flop

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

Eye

Research

A Clearer View

Engineering Researchers Develop New Microscopy Technique That Could Improve LASIK

Homeless

Research

The Homeless as Scapegoats?

Sociologist Debunks Misperceptions After Baltimore Panhandler Murder Ruse

Cashless payment illustration

Research

Cashing Out?

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

Annapolis

Research

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

SAFE Center Founder, Members of General Assembly Argue for Bill

Pothole

Research

Potholepalooza

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

Marine ribbon worm

Research

New (Re)Generation

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

Psychiatric visit

Research

After Psychiatric Hospitalization, What Next?

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

Plasmodium parasites illustration

Research

Sky-high Ambitions to Predict, Halt Malaria

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

Car exhaust illustration

Research

Unhealthy Air May Be Hurting Kids’ Brains

Environmental Health Researchers Recommend Policy Solutions to Reduce Air Pollution Exposures

Research Awards

Research

Celebration Honors Scholarship, Research Excellence

Inaugural Campus Event Recognizes High-Impact Achievements

Police officer and dog

Research

Op/Ed: Trajectories of Terrorism

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

Robocalls

Research

Op/Ed: Scam on Line One

3 Reasons That Robocallers Keep Dialing Your Number

Tax forms and calculator

Research

Got a Case of IRS Tax Shock?

UMD Expert Explains the Tax Changes Surprising Filers This Year

Cancer cell

Research

Targeting a Killer

Researchers Explore New Therapeutic Strategy for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

Tattoo on arm
Tattoo on arm

Research

The Appearance of Bias

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

Flu illustration

Research

Outsmarting Viruses

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

Alchemist painting

Research

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

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

Running illustration

Research

Faster Is Lighter

Kinesiology Researchers Cast New Light on Conventional Wisdom About Running Injuries

Eastern Shore health care illustration

Research

Patchwork Problem

Research Examines Health Care Challenges for Rural Immigrants

Housing bubble

Research

Exploring Bubble Trouble

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

Corn in field

Research

Growing Climate Risks to Crops

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

Ultramarathon

Research

Extreme Unknowns

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

Farmers Market

Research

Ag Study: Marylanders Connect More With Farming Than Forestry

UMD-affiliated Hughes Center Surveyed Public’s Familiarity With Agriculture Industry

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