The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium, led by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, to operate a new oceanographic research ship, one of only three such vessels in...
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Researchers are testing the safety and efficacy of a drug originally developed by Pfizer to treat obesity and diabetes that blocks gherlin, known as the hunger hormone. In those with alcohol use disorder, higher concentrations of ghrelin are...
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The discovery and other findings, which are critical to understanding the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, of which the Pine Island Glacier is a part, are published in the paper, “Evidence of an active volcanic heat source beneath the...
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The Philippines is one of the largest fish producing nations in the world, employing millions and feeding the planet. Yet the industry is in peril, largely due to destructive fishing practices, typhoons and coastal degradation.
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She may be the first researcher to simulate how the syrup responds to the complete range of plate motions observed at mid-ocean ridges. Up until now, computer simulations have struggled with representing the wandering of the ridges.
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The "civilian" training sessions had been in the works long before the Parkland, Fla., school shooting in February. University police already provide active shooter training for a number of municipal police departments and other universities.
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The five-year, $2.1 million study will examine mutational spectra of environmental toxins.
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The study, titled “Beneficial effects of maple syrup phytochemicals against inflammation associated with metabolic syndrome,” aims to evaluate the anti-inflammatory effects of a polyphenol-enriched maple syrup extract in mice fed a high-fat diet...
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Professor is studying how a variety of marine organisms are responding to changes in their environment. Focusing on reef-building corals and other shelled creatures that are threatened by increasing temperatures and ocean acidification, she is...
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URI Professor harvests student enthusiasm with hands-on research.
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