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Humans Are Making a Commotion in the Ocean. Is it Too Loud for Fishes?

UMD Expert: More Study Needed to Understand How Offshore Wind Farm Construction Affects Marine Life

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Study Finds 2021 Cicada Emergence Changed Forest Food Webs

UMD Researchers, Colleagues Uncover Ecosystem Impacts on Birds, Caterpillars and Trees

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Take This Class! Good Greens, Bad Botanicals (and How to Know the Difference)

Biology Course Digs Into History, Science and Secret Powers of Everyday Plants

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UMD Researchers Are Creating a Bio-Nose That Smells for Real

$2M NSF Grant Supports Project Based on Olfactory Abilities of Living Cells

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Hearing 'Workout' Helps Make Meaning From Noise

UMD Researchers’ Training can Help Older People Retain Social, Family Connections

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Autism Research Resonates in Hearing-Focused Project

Neurobiologist and Engineer Investigate Neural Networks That Underpin a Common but Little-Understood Disorder

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No Pain, Some Gain: Researcher Examines Shortcuts to Practice

$2.3M NIH Award Supports Study of Neural Basis of Auditory Expertise

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A Bug Club’s Life

Bio Major’s New Student Org Gives Undergrads Chance to Explore Entomology

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How a UMD Researcher Helped an Oscar Nominee Take Flight

Documentary on Bird-Rescuing Brothers Has Already Won at Sundance, Cannes

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Biology Researchers Identify Protein That Counteracts Key Rattlesnake Venom Toxins

Discovery Could Lead to Better Treatments for Venomous Snake Bites

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Biological Sciences, Economics Double-Degree Senior Named 2023 Churchill Scholar

Eighth UMD Student in Six Years Wins Scholarship for Graduate Studies at Cambridge

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Reconstruction of a hairy Neanderthal man

UMD Biologist Contributes to 2022 Nobel Prize in Medicine Research

Philip Johnson Played Key Role in Swedish Scientist’s Work on Neanderthal Genome

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