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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

On Environment, Republicans Closer to Independents Than Tea Party

Environmentalists dispirited by the Republicans’ dominance of the recent midterm elections can take heart: non-Tea Party Republicans’ views on science and environmental issues are closer to those of Independents than to Tea Party supporters....
2-Dec-2014 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

UNH Research Highlights Extent and Effects of School Violence

Six percent of U.S. children and youth missed a day of school over the course of a year because they were the victim of violence or abuse at school. This was a major finding of a study on school safety by published this month in the Journal of...
21-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Carsey School: Health Insurance Coverage Among Young Adults Rebounded Post Recession Due to Affordable Care Act

More young adults were covered by health insurance in 2012, substantially due to a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which extends coverage to adult children, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at UNH.
21-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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