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UNH Receives Multi-Million Dollar Contract for Underwater Acoustic Monitoring Research

The University of New Hampshire's School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering (SMSOE) has received a federal government contract worth up to $6.5 million to study ocean ecosystems through underwater acoustic research.
6-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Discover Effect of Rare Solar Wind on Earth’s Radiation Belts

Researchers from the University of New Hampshire have captured unique measurements of the Van Allen radiation belts, which circle the Earth, during an extremely rare solar wind event. The findings, which have never been reported before, may be...
6-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Find Forage Radish is the Cream of Cover Crops

When it comes to the most beneficial cover crops farmers can use to suppress weeds and increase production values, University of New Hampshire scientists have found that forage radish is at the top of the list, according to new research from the NH...
15-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Solves Mysteries of Voyager 1's Journey Into Interstellar Space


Scientists from the University of New Hampshire and colleagues answer the question of why NASA’s Voyager 1, when it became the first probe to enter interstellar space in mid-2012, observed a magnetic field that was inconsistent with that derived...
13-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Make Breakthrough in Detecting Most Common Bacteria Contaminating Oysters


Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have discovered a new method to detect a bacterium that has contaminated New England oyster beds and sickened consumers who ate the contaminated shellfish. The new detection method is a significant...
23-Apr-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Medal of Honor Recipient and UNH Alumnus Ryan Pitts is 2015 Commencement Speaker


The ninth living recipient of the Medal of Honor for his combat actions in Afghanistan, former U.S. Army staff sergeant Ryan Pitts ‘13 will deliver the University of New Hampshire commencement address Saturday, May 16, 2015.
17-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Geologists Identify New Source of Methane for Gas Hydrates in Arctic


Researchers have identified a new source of methane for gas hydrates — ice-like substances that trap methane within the crystal structure of frozen water — in the Arctic Ocean. The findings point to a previously undiscovered, stable reservoir...
30-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Flame Retardants Found to Cause Metabolic, Liver Problems


Chemicals used as synthetic flame retardants that are found in common household items such as couches, carpet padding, and electronics have been found to cause metabolic and liver problems that can lead to insulin resistance, which is a major cause...
19-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Expert Comment Available on the Quest of Women for American Presidency

As the first female presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has secured a place in U.S. history. Ellen Fitzpatrick, author of "The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency", and professor of history at the University of New...
27-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT

UNH Experts Available for Environmental Insights this Earth Day

7-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT

UNH Expert Available on Closing of Guantanamo Bay Prison

26-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

UNH Historian Pens Book on Women’s Quest for the American Presidency

In “The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency,” Ellen Fitzpatrick, professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, has written a book that gives context to Hillary Clinton's current race for the White House...
25-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST

UNH Homeland Security Expert Available to Talk About Apple vs. the FBI

25-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST

UNH Health Law Expert Available to Discuss Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act

25-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Health law expert can discuss #SCOTUS ruling on #ACA

15-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Astrophysicist Available To Discuss #SolarFlares @unhresearch

12-Sep-2014 11:15 AM EDT

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