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Campuses Leading the Way to Measure Their Nitrogen Footprints

Sustainability leadership efforts at the University of New Hampshire have contributed to a groundbreaking initiative to measure and reduce the nitrogen footprint left behind by campus activities like food waste and energy consumption. The new...
18-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Mushrooms May Hold Clues to Effect of Carbon Dioxide on Lawns

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Since the Industrial Revolution, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has rapidly increased. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire set out to determine how rising carbon dioxide concentrations and different climates may alter...
12-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Research Finds Involuntary Part-Time Employment Remains High

Although unemployment overall has returned to its pre-recession level, involuntary part-time employment is still above its pre-recession level, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New...
3-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Research Finds Eroding Trust in Scientists Could Hinder Efforts to Stop Zika

Nearly half of New Hampshire residents surveyed believe scientists adjust their findings to get the answers they want, and these people are significantly less likely to trust the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a source of information on the...
3-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Is Spring Getting Longer? Research Points to a Lengthening “Vernal Window”

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With the first day of spring around the corner, temperatures are beginning to rise, ice is melting, and the world around us is starting to blossom. Scientists sometimes refer to this transition from winter to the growing season as the “vernal...
16-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Research Finds Pattern of Mammal Dwarfing During Global Warming

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More than 50 million years ago, when the Earth experienced a series of extreme global warming events, early mammals responded by shrinking in size. While this mammalian dwarfism has previously been linked to the largest of these events, research led...
15-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Researcher Discovers a Black Hole Feeding Frenzy That Breaks Records

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A giant black hole ripped apart a nearby star and then continued to feed off its remains for close to a decade, according to research led by the University of New Hampshire. This black hole meal is more than 10 times longer than any other previous...
6-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UNH Research Finds White Mountain National Forest Home to Nearly 140 Species of Bees

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The White Mountain National Forest is home to nearly 140 species of native bees, including two species of native bumble bees that are in decline in the Northeast, according to researchers with the University of New Hampshire who recently completed...
31-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Homeland Security Expert Available to Talk About U.S. Air Strikes in Syria

7-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss Distrust of Scientists Based on Ideology

28-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT

UNH Experts Available to Talk About Key Topics in New Administration

28-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

UNH Education Professor Available for Comment on Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearings

7-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST

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

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