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It’s Alive! UNH Researchers Create Innovative “Living” Bridge

Engineers at the University of New Hampshire have designed a unique living laboratory on a heavily traveled iconic bridge which could change the way infrastructure is viewed. The Memorial Bridge, which links Portsmouth, New Hampshire to Kittery,...
4-Jun-2019 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Alumni Team Wins $4 Million Grand Prize with Pioneering Technology for Ocean Mapping

DURHAM, N.H.—A team of alumni from the University of New Hampshire has won the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a global competition to advance deep-sea technologies for ocean floor exploration. The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team—alumni and...
3-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Find Slowdown in Earth’s Temps Stabilized Nature’s Calendar

Sometimes referred to as nature’s calendar, phenology looks at the seasonal life cycle of plants and animals and is one of the leading indicators of climate change. It’s the observance of natural occurrences like the first formation of buds and...
3-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Say Companies Need to Get Schooled on Sexual Harassment Training

From Hollywood to Washington, D.C., and everywhere in between, there has been a steady stream of high-profile sexual harassment allegations making headlines and starting conversations about better awareness. While many businesses have sexual...
30-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNH Researchers Discover New Strain of Canine Distemper in Wild Animals in NH, VT

A distinct strain of canine distemper virus, which is a widespread virus of importance to wildlife and domesticated dogs, has been identified in wild animals in New Hampshire and Vermont, according to pathologists with the New Hampshire Veterinary...
5-May-2019 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ag Census Reveals First Reports of Kiwiberry Production in the Northeast;

For the first time since the USDA began keeping statistics in 1840, farmers from several Northeast states, including New Hampshire, are reporting kiwifruit production operations. The news comes six years after the New Hampshire Agricultural...
29-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Scientists Find Auroral "Speed Bumps" Are More Complicated

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire Space Science Center find that “speed bumps” in space, which can slow down satellites orbiting closer to Earth, are more complex than originally thought.
23-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNH Researchers Find Unusual Phenomenon in Clouds Triggers Lightning Flash

In a first-of-its-kind observation, researchers from the University of New Hampshire Space Science Center have documented a unique event that occurs in clouds before a lightning flash happens. Their observation, called “fast negative breakdown,”...
10-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Media Availability: UNH British Historian to Comment on Appeal and Historical Portrayal of Downton Abbey at Exhibit Opening

Nicoletta Gullace, associate professor of history at the University of New Hampshire who studies 20th century and modern British history, is available to discuss the wide appeal and historical accuracy of the much beloved television drama...
11-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT

UNH Expert to Comment on EPA Change to Clean Water Act

25-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

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UNH Expert Available on Women Leading The Pack For 2020 Presidential Election

Ellen Fitzpatrick, a historian from the University of New Hampshire and author of “The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency,” is available to talk about the arduous road to the White House for women candidates.
28-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST

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Jason Sokol: Expert Comment Available on History of Gun Control Act

20-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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UNH Education Law Expert Available to Discuss Arming K-12 Teachers

14-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT

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Michele Dillon: Catholicism Expert Available for Comment on Papal Anniversary

12-Mar-2018 3:40 PM EDT

UNH Expert Available to Discuss Increasing Acceptance of Climate Change

6-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST

Experts Available To Discuss Sports-Related Head Injuries, CTE and Helmetless Tackling

22-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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