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UNH Researchers Find Warmer Oceans Could Increase Invasive ‘Sea Squirts’

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They’re lovingly called ‘sea squirts’, but certain marine soft-bodied animals, or tunicates, could cause a giant-sized problem in cold water areas like the Gulf of Maine. New research shows that with a water temperature increase of just two...
8-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Find Beetles Make Way For Baby Similar To Humans

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Before having a baby, most human parents determine if they are able to feed them, give them a good home and provide them with the best chance to grow up. Researchers have found a similar behavior pattern in the beetle world - specifically with...
8-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Find Human Impact on Forest Still Evident After 500 Years

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Tropical forests span a huge area, harbor a wide diversity of species, and are important to water and nutrient cycling. Researchers used high-tech tools to more precisely view where these cleared sites were and the lasting impact they had on the...
18-Jan-2018 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

UNH Research Finds Increase in Number of Babies Born Drug Exposed in N.H.

From 2005 to 2015 the number of infants diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in the Granite State increased fivefold, from 52 to 269, according to new research by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.
19-Dec-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Find Effects of Climate Change Could Accelerate By Mid-Century

Environmental models are showing that the effects of climate change could be much stronger by the middle of the 21st century. If carbon dioxide emissions continue at the current rate, scenarios point to a significant decrease in snow days, and an...
14-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Eruption Clues: UNH Researchers Create Snapshot of Volcano Plumbing

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are using scientific sleuthing to better understand the journey of magma in Mount Etna, to create a more accurate picture of the volcano’s plumbing system and determine how quickly the magma rises to...
29-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Create New Concept That Could Lead to Improved Drug Delivery

Inspired by a color changing mechanism found in cephalopods, like squid, cuttlefish and octopus, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have conceived a design for a unique sequential cell-opening mechanism that has many potential...
19-Oct-2017 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Earns Highest National Rating for Sustainability

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The University of New Hampshire is one of only three higher education institutions in the world to have earned a STARS Platinum rating--the highest possible--in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement...
27-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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