Genetics for Justice

Anthropology professor Deborah Bolnick analyzes ancient DNA in a state-of-the-art Clean Lab in Storrs where her work is, among other things, helping to shed light on Native American histories.

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Stressed?

Massimo Pigliucci ’94 Ph.D. says just be stoic.

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It May Take only a Little Exercise to Make You a Lot Happier

Story from UConn Today In Good Health It May Take Only a Little Exercise to Make You a Lot Happier You don’t have to spend hours at the gym or work up a dripping sweat to improve your mood and feel better about yourself, researchers at the University of Connecticut and Hartford Hospital say in […]

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Are E-Cigs Just as Bad as Tobacco?

Story from UConn Today This Just In Are E-Cigs Just as Bad as Tobacco? Kadimisetty with the 3-D printed sample chamber of his genetic toxicity testing device. A study by chemists at the University of Connecticut offers new evidence that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are potentially as harmful as tobacco cigarettes. Using a new low-cost, […]

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Bottled Up

The lobby of UConn’s Pharmacy/Biology building is lined with beautiful and mysterious bottles from the 1600s to mid-1900s. They held remedies in the form of liquids, salves, and powders.

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