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Trump Budget Could Be a Climate Cooker

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A new white paper estimates the climate impacts of the budget request President Trump is expected to make on May 23. Analyzing Trump’s Budget Blueprint, the study finds the changes in federal spending would produce 1.8 million metric tons of...
19-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Biography Unveils Washington's Most Secretive Man

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In early 20th century Boston, the path to political power required one of two backgrounds: Yankee Boston or Irish Boston. The former demanded a Pilgrim or Puritan ancestor and a degree from Harvard. The latter called for an Irish-born father, a...
17-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Encyclopedic Cheese Reference Wins James Beard Award

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An authoritative cheese reference book, The Oxford Companion to Cheese, has won a prestigious James Beard Award in the reference and scholarship category. Published in November 2016, the book contains 855 entries from 325 contributors in 35...
2-May-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Medicare Recipients Who Utilize Rehabilitation Services Report Major Functional Improvements

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A new study showing significant patient-reported functional improvement among Medicare recipients who utilize rehabilitation services offers hope for America’s 65-and-older set, which is expected to double by 2050. That’s assuming Medicare –...
24-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Offers Hope for More Effective Treatment of Leukemia

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The discovery of a protein signature that is highly predictive of leukemia could lead to novel treatments of the leading childhood cancer, according to new study showing that competition among certain proteins causes an imbalance that leads to...
11-Apr-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For New Carbon Markets, Try Old Growth

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A fifteen-year study in Vermont shows that imitating old-growth forests enhances carbon storage in managed forestland far better than conventional forestry techniques.
4-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery: Stretchy Silver for Flexible Phones

A team of scientists has discovered that silver wires, between about 10 and 40 nanometers wide, have an amazing combination of super-strength and stretchiness. The discovery holds promise for the creation of flexible touchscreens and other...
29-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Electrical “Switch” in Brain’s Capillary Network Monitors Activity and Controls Blood Flow

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New research has uncovered that capillaries have the capacity to both sense brain activity and generate an electrical vasodilatory signal to evoke blood flow and direct nutrients to neurons.
24-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Allergist Betsy Jaffe MD: Intro Solids Before Peanut Foods w/ Infants; Thin Smooth PB w/ Pureed Fruit or Warm Water

13-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST

Presidential Transitions Expert John Burke can discuss why Trump transition like no other, coming into a highly polarized situation

14-Nov-2016 11:15 AM EST

Paris, China, Refugees, Coal, ISIS, Campaign, Russia, Economy and More: University of Vermont Experts Weigh in on Trump’s First 100 Days.

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14-Nov-2016 9:50 AM EST

Foremost Presidential Transitions Expert Talks Trump

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Every four years, John Burke, the John G. McCullough Professor of Political Science, is in high demand as the foremost expert on presidential transitions. His book Presidential Transitions: From Politics to Practice about the Carter, Reagan, Bush...
14-Nov-2016 9:05 AM EST

University of Vermont Professor in High Demand as Vermont Becomes First State to Label GMOs

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1-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Bee Experts For U.S. Pollinator Week

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15-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Can Athletes Get Abnormal Blood Clots? Yes!

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University of Vermont blood-clotting expert Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., talks about the reasons why sometimes fatal blood clots occur in elite athletes like the Portland Trail Blazers' Jerome Kersey, tennis great Serena Williams and most recently,...
5-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT

National Parks Expert Available for Interview During Centennial Year of National Park Service, Founded in 1916

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Robert Manning, a natural resources professor at the University of Vermont, has conducted research for the National Park Service for 35 years and is the co-editor of a thoughtful book of essays on the national parks. He would provide wide-ranging...
3-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT

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