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UNH Research: Longer Mud Season, No Snow Could Alter Northeast Rivers by 2100

University of New Hampshire has found that by the end of the century the vernal window, sometimes referred to as mud season in northeastern North America, could be two to four weeks longer and 59% of the area may not see any accumulating snow which...
2-Nov-2020 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UNH Digs Deep Testing Wastewater for Early Warning Signs of COVID-19

The University of New Hampshire has gone underground to flush out cases of the coronavirus by testing wastewater on campus. The sewage sampling is being used as a secondary surveillance method to the already required twice a week individual nasal...
28-Oct-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Receives NSF Grant to Research Carbon Interactions in Thawing Arctic

The University of New Hampshire will lead research as part of a $1.5 million award from the National Science Foundation to better understand how interactions between plants, microbes and soil minerals in permafrost, a subsurface layer of frozen soil...
7-Oct-2020 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Receives $1.8 Million For Biomolecular Research in Diabetes and Cancer

The University of New Hampshire will receive $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that will further molecular research to better understand drug interactions at the cellular level and help lead to the development of new targeted...
24-Sep-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNH Strives for Safety: Testing for COVID-19 in State-of-The-Art Lab

The University of New Hampshire is testing students for the coronavirus in a newly created cutting-edge laboratory located on the Durham campus using self-swabbing home kits developed at UNH. The lab is exclusively testing for COVID-19 and will play...
8-Sep-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNH Collaborates with 13 Universities to Understand Climate Change and Ecosystems

The University of New Hampshire is one of 14 universities from around the globe that have collectively been awarded $12.5 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to launch a new Biology Integration Institute (BII), called EMERGE, which will...
1-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Discover New Pathways That Could Help Treat RNA Viruses

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have identified new pathways in an RNA-based virus where inhibitors, like medical treatments, unbind. The finding could be beneficial in understanding how these inhibitors react and potentially help...
22-Jul-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Offer Tips for Parents About Summer Camps During COVID-19

Summer camps everywhere are facing the difficult decision of whether to open this year. For families the challenge is choosing whether to let their children attend. Experts at the University of New Hampshire have developed a tip sheet meant to help...
10-Jun-2020 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNH Experts Available to Comment on What History Teaches About Protests

As activists around the world organize protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, and some escalate into more violent conflicts, experts at the University of New Hampshire point to historical parallels between the current Black Lives Matter...
4-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT

UNH Hospitality Expert Comments on Restaurants Reopening & Reinventing Themselves Due to COVID-19

18-May-2020 12:50 PM EDT

Getting Back to Business; UNH Experts Comment on Restarting Economy

States are loosening stay-at-home orders because of COVID-19 and reopening businesses and restarting the economy. Michelline Dufort, director of the Center For Family Enterprise and Daniel Innis, professor of marketing and hospitality management,...
4-May-2020 3:05 PM EDT

UV Light to Treat COVID-19; UNH UV Expert Offers Comment

Jim Malley, an internationally known expert in ultraviolet light and professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of New Hampshire, is available to talk about why UV light to treat COVID-19 is not safe for patients or pets.
24-Apr-2020 4:20 PM EDT

Top Oil Spill Expert Available to Discuss 10th Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon

On April 20th, 2010, the Gulf of Mexico experienced the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history when the BP Deepwater Horizon (DWH) well released millions of gallons of oil into the waters along the coast. Nancy Kinner, professor of civil and...
14-Apr-2020 1:25 PM EDT

FaceTime, Faith and Zoom’ing Through Holy Week; UNH Expert on Worshipping During COVID-19

9-Apr-2020 11:10 AM EDT

Sanitizing N95 Masks with Alternatives Like UV Light; UNH Expert Offers Comment

With the number of COVID-19 cases expected to surge in the U.S. and N95 mask supplies dwindling, medical communities are desperately looking for alternative solutions for disinfecting masks that healthcare workers are being forced to reuse....
7-Apr-2020 11:40 AM EDT

UNH Experts Available To Discuss Coronavirus Stimulus Package Impact

26-Mar-2020 2:25 PM EDT

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