Children of parents who are frequently in conflict process emotional interactions differently and may face social challenges later in life compared with children from low conflict homes. The findings are based on measuring research subjects’ brain...
29-Jun-2015 4:00 PM EDT
Analysis, Weaknesses, and Historic Context for Same Sex Marriage Ruling by the Supreme Court from University of Vermont Scholar
Ellen Andersen, associate professor of political science and gender, sexuality, and women’s studies at the University of Vermont, and author of "Out of the Closets and into the Courts: Legal Opportunity Structure and Gay Rights Litigation" breaks...
29-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Vermont scientists have invented a new technique for discovering potentially dangerous drug interactions--before they show up in medical databases like PubMed--by searching millions of tweets on Twitter.
29-Jun-2015 12:45 PM EDT
A team of scientists have shown that two species of silver flies from the Pacific Northwest will attack and eat hemlock woolly adelgid, the pest responsible for killing millions of hemlock trees in seventeen East Coast states. The team has released...
16-Jun-2015 2:00 PM EDT
A major international study finds that surprisingly few bee species are responsible for pollinating the planet's crops: only two percent of wild bee species pollinate 80 percent of bee-pollinated crops worldwide.
10-Jun-2015 9:05 PM EDT
Palm oil is widely used in food and cosmetics. But the conversion of forests to oil palm plantations has devastated many species, including tigers and elephants. A new study shows willingness among consumers to pay higher supermarket prices for palm...
10-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT
A study of marine mammals finds that several once endangered species, including the humpback whale, the northern elephant seal and green sea turtles, have recovered and are repopulating their former ranges. But returning species create a new...
2-Jun-2015 9:00 AM EDT
America’s population of senior citizens is growing, and with it, a reliance on canes, wheelchairs and scooters. This proliferation of senior mobility devices is surprising considering that prior research showed a correlation between device use and...
11-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Gay Rights Litigation Expert Calls Supreme Court Decision a Victory, but One with Strengths and Weaknesses
26-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Politics and Law Expert Discusses Timing, Ramifications of Supreme Court's Decision to Take on Same-Sex Marriage
Ellen Andersen, associate professor in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies and political science at the University of Vermont, weighs in on the Supreme Court's decision to rule on gay marriage
3-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST
8-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST
Vermont State legislator Richard Sears sought the advice of a concussion expert at the University of Vermont when crafting one of the nation's most comprehensive concussion laws to protect high school athletes
17-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST
When the 114th U.S. Congress starts on Jan. 3 it will mark the first time since 1994 that Republicans hold majorities in both the House and Senate under a Democratic president. A presidential expert and two Congressional scholars predict what will...
17-Dec-2014 2:25 PM EST
25-Nov-2014 12:05 PM EST
UVM Prof on Ferguson: Black People Don’t Produce Crimes Out of Their Proportion-They Are Policed Out of Their Proportion
21-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT
As the hashtag #Ferguson trends on Twitter more than a week following Michael Brown’s deadly shooting by a police officer in this suburb of St. Louis, Mo., University of Vermont professor @RashadShabazz was deeply engaged in the conversation....
21-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT