The world’s growing fleet of plug-in cars will put strain on aging electrical distribution systems. Now research presents a solution: to prevent the electric grid from crashing, break-up requests for power from each car into packets. The new tool...
2/21/2014 1:00 PM EST
In his latest book, "Pathways to the U.S. Supreme Court: From the Arena to the Monastery," University of Vermont Professor Garrison Nelson, places all 112 Supreme Court justices nominated since the court's inception in 1789 into four categories...
2/19/2014 4:00 PM EST
Scientists have discovered that “crowdsourcing” — everyday people asking questions of each other — can zero-in on predictors of obesity, including ones that experts hadn’t considered, like whether parents pack their children’s lunch or...
2/7/2014 2:35 PM EST
Researchers have identified a new tool that could help facilitate future stem cell therapy for the more than 700,000 Americans who suffer a heart attack each year.
12/5/2013 11:00 AM EST
The TACTIC (Trans-Agency Consortium for Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy) study is a cooperative effort funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute that establishes a unique collaboration between the NIH and the Department of Defense to study...
11/14/2013 1:35 PM EST
At least sixteen species of earthworms are now found in Vermont and elsewhere in New England. All are exotic and many are invasive. As they spread, they devour organic matter, disrupting forests and releasing carbon dioxide. But they also store...
10/29/2013 11:00 AM EDT
A new book by a political science professor at the University of Vermont, based on a national survey of college students, reveals that readers of the Harry Potter series and viewers of the movie franchise -- primarily members of the Millennial...
6/13/2013 12:00 PM EDT
The day of the Boston Marathon was the saddest day in nearly 5 years of observations by a team of scientists from the University of Vermont and The MITRE Corporation. For the first time, results from their "hedonometer" are being made available to...
4/26/2013 11:55 AM EDT
12/14/2012 4:00 PM EST
University of Vermont child psychiatrist David Fassler, M.D., provides suggestions for talking to children about the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy.
10/31/2012 5:10 PM EDT
UVM Disaster Sociologist, Who Studied the Effects of Katrina on Kids in Louisiana, Available to Discuss Impact of Isaac
8/28/2012 4:00 PM EDT
University of Vermont political scientist and expert on Kyrgyzstan is available for interview about the ethnic violence there and new reports that the Kyrgyz army may be involved.
6/17/2010 5:00 PM EDT
Middle East expert and political science professor available to discuss Saudi religious police probe of youths participating in MTV reality show.
6/3/2010 9:00 AM EDT
A new book, Islam and Education, is the first empirical study of religious schools in Pakistan.
4/20/2009 8:00 AM EDT
Voting"”we think"”is a national, constitution-based right. But that's not how it's exercised. According to political scientist Alec Ewald, author of the forthcoming The Way We Vote: The Local Dimension of American Suffrage, the...
10/15/2008 12:20 PM EDT
Just back from a research trip in Europe with a grant from the World Anti-Doping Agency, anthropologist and cycling culture expert says the media and public unfairly focus on doping as an individual failure of morality. But riders are the product of...
7/18/2008 10:00 AM EDT