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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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frog on leaf

Malaria Spike Tied to Amphibian Die-off, Team Including UMD Researcher Finds

Study Reveals Connections Between Environment, Animal and Human Health

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Derek Yarnell sits in front of shelves of Simpsons figurines

A Peek Inside … Derek Yarnell’s Office

UMIACS Director of Computing Facilities Shares Vast ‘Simpsons’ Collection, Makerspace Creations

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thermodynamic sketch

Maryland Quantum-Thermodynamics Hub Launches With $2M Grant

Emerging Field Combines Modern Physics With Victorian-era Science

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final images from the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) as it smashes into the asteroid Dimorphos

UMD Researchers Help Launch a Planetary Defense

Astronomers, Engineers Were Key to NASA DART Mission That ‘Smacked’ Asteroid

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satellite image of clouds

$95M NASA Cooperative Agreement to Support Research Center Focused on Global Sustainability

Funding Allows UMD to Expand Collaboration With Space Agency, Broader Research Community

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Collage of online ads

Creeped Out by Online Ads? A UMD Researcher Is Studying How Companies Target You

Project Aims to Create Tools for Greater Transparency

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monkeypox vaccine

Study: Delayed Intervention Makes Eliminating Monkeypox More Difficult

Waiting Until Cases Surge Again Gives Virus Chance to Become Increasingly Dangerous

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pixelated face

Op/ed: AI Needs Pragmatists and Blue-Sky Visionaries

Next-gen Tech Can Amaze—and Respect Human Values

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craters

New Craters Discovered on Mars by UMD Geologist and NASA Team

InSight Mission Captures Impacts, Offers New Knowledge of Planet’s Structure and Formation

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robot reading book illustration

How AI Could Help Writers Spot Stereotypes

Tool to Identify Social Biases in Creative Writing Ultimately Leaves Artists in Control

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Maria J. Molina portrait

Flipping the Channel

New Professor Left Cable News for Climate Data Science

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