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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


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


Researchers Reveal More Than Dozen Wild Bee Species Declining in Northeast

Researchers have found a dramatic decline of 14 wild bee species that are important across the Northeast for the pollination of major local crops like apples, blueberries and cranberries.
9-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


UNH Researchers Advance Effort to Manage Parasitic Roundworms with Patent-Pending Discovery

Roundworms that feed on plants cause approximately $100 billion in annual global crop damage. Now researchers at the University of New Hampshire have made a patent-pending discovery that certain enzymes in roundworms, called nematodes, behave...
27-Mar-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UNH Researchers Create a Hydrogel Contact Lens to Treat Serious Eye Disease

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have created a hydrogel that could one day be made into a contact lens to more effectively treat corneal melting, a condition that is a significant cause for blindness world-wide.
12-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Identify Role Gender-Biased Protein May Play in Autism

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are one step closer to helping answer the question of why autism is four times more common in boys than in girls after identifying and characterizing the connection of certain proteins in the brain to...
11-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Research Finds Shrinking Population in More Than a Third of Rural Counties

Nearly 35 percent of rural counties in the United States are experiencing protracted and significant population loss, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Those counties are now...
6-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UNH Research Pulls Back the Veil on Historical Portrayal of Downton Abbey

Ask any “Downton Abbey” fan about the wildly popular historical television drama and they will wistfully reminisce about being whisked away to a more gentile and elegant time in post-Edwardian England. With a majestic castle as the backdrop and...
6-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UNH Expert to Comment on EPA Change to Clean Water Act

25-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST


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


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

20-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT


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

14-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT


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

Experts Available in Wake of London Attacks

5-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT

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