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College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

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Giving Students ‘Space’ for Galactic Discovery—and a Launch Into Research

Terps Behind Microgravity Experiment to Send Their Work to International Space Station

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Study Finds Ubiquitous Fungus Fights Mercury Contamination

Discovery Could Improve Public Health, Cut Cost of Detoxification in Polluted Regions

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From ‘Sesame Street’ to the Stars Above

Alum Brings Breathtaking Images From James Webb Space Telescope to the Public

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When Is Hacking Ethical?

Course Prepares Students to Identify and Halt Internet Threats

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Today’s Honey Bees Live Only Half as Long as ’70s Bees

Shorter Lifespans for Lab-kept Honey Bees Could Help Explain Increased Colony Losses, Lower Honey Production

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Bruce Jarrell, Marc Elrich, Mohan Suntha and Darryll J. Pines signing agreement

MPower Universities, Partners Announce New Health Computing Institute

Initiative in Montgomery County to Combine Expertise From UMCP, UMB, Medical System

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A Three-Decade QUEST

Multidisciplinary Honors Program Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Solving Problems With Corporate, Government Partners

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$1M NSF Award to Support Data-powered Fight Against Pandemics

System to Use Social Media, GPS, Government Data to Improve Predictive Models, Communications

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Study Warns of Climate Change’s Looming Devastation of Insect Species

UMD Entomologist on International Team Says Enough Time Remains to Shift Course

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Where-able Sensors

Researchers’ Robotic Activity Sensor System Travels Around Your Body to Optimize Monitoring

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InSight

Catching Waves on Mars

UMD Researchers Help Make First Observation of Seismic Surface Waves on Another Planet, Offering Clues to Interior Structure

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Study Finds Neighborhood Features Impact Mental and Physical Health for Better or Worse

Risks for Depression, Diabetes, Obesity and High Blood Pressure Connected to Built Environment

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