University of Rhode Island anthropology professor Holly Dunsworth and four geneticists refute a common analogy comparing dog breeds with human races in a peer-reviewed, scholarly paper published by the online journal Evolution: Education and...
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Scientists with a NASA-led expedition are operating from the Inner Space Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography as colleagues explore the deep Pacific Ocean to prepare to search for life in deep space.
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KINGSTON, R.I., – May 6, 2019 – The University of Rhode Island will lead a new $94 million consortium to support ocean exploration, responsible resource management, improved scientific understanding of the deep sea and strengthen the nation’s...
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URI biologist, colleagues warn of peril from biological invasions as White House proposes to halve funding
KINGSTON, R.I. – April 30, 2019 – As the Trump Administration prepares to cut in half the budget for the National Invasive Species Council, a group of invasive species experts led by a University of Rhode Island professor has issued a warning...
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Student research trip aboard R/V Endeavor, notice of media availability and remote interview capabilities
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Little is known about the inner structure of the moon, but a major step forward was made by a University of Rhode Island scientist who conducted experiments that enabled her to determine the temperature at the boundary of the moon’s core and...
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URI nursing study shows benefits of delayed umbilical cord clamping on brain development in healthy babies
A five-minute delay in the clamping of healthy infants’ umbilical cords results in increased iron stores and brain myelin in areas important for early-life functional development, a new University of Rhode Island nursing study has found.
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Joëlle Rollo-Koster, a history professor at the University of Rhode Island, is heading an international team of scholars that is creating a landmark work on the history of the papacy commissioned by Cambridge University Press.
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URI history professor Joëlle Rollo-Koster is an expert on the papacy, French culture, medieval history, Game of Thrones
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University of Rhode Island Professor Julie Keller's book, “Milking in the Shadows,” published in January by Rutgers University Press and the first book in its Inequality at Work series, looks at the Mexican migrants’ journeys from villages in...
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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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