Unique among species, the horseshoe crab has persisted, unchanged, for hundreds of millions of years. But now, its survival is threatened by the harvesting of its prized baby-blue blood. A team at UConn seeks to map its DNA and save it from extinction.
Tracy Rittenhouse, associate professor of natural resources and the environment, knows just how many bears and bobcats could be lurking in your Connecticut backyard
Edible technology is the future says chemistry professor Challa Kumar
The new Innovation Partnership Building brings together researchers, industry partners, and students for hi-tech R&D
The Many Benefits of Bringing it to This UConn Testing Facility Instead
UConn Communications professors made waves with a study measuring how users of dating sites evaluate trustworthiness from potential dates’ photos.
Taking on new responsibilities that require on-the-job learning can push young managers out of their comfort zones, which is when an individual’s EQ comes into play, says Yuntao Dong, assistant professor of management in the School of Business.
Cyberattacks come in all shapes and sizes and expert say it’s just a matter of time before they pose real threats to each of us. Fortunately, this crack team of cybersecurity specialists is working to protect our information.
Chamberlain invites children with Angelman syndrome and their families into her lab to meet the students working with her to research the single-gene disorder. It is a surprisingly happy day.
Deaf children are just as intellectually capable as hearing children— but if they do not have early access to language and communication, that intellectual capacity can quickly erode.
UConn researchers are teaching robots to think like humans. Is that a good idea?
New Research Proves That Some Kids “Grow Out” of Their Autism Symptoms Scientists at UConn are using a high-tech fMRI system to figure out how — and why. By Elaina HancockPhotographs By Peter Morenus Inge-Marie Eigsti, associate professor of psychology, with the fMRI — functional magnetic resonance imaging — system. New Research Proves That Some […]
With just a little knowledge and some very basic equipment, most sudden deaths in young athletes can be prevented. “How you respond in the first 10 minutes of a catastrophic incident is often the difference between life and death,” says Casa.
How one UConn graduate student connected thousands of scientists and school kids.
On Campus Avery Point Lighthouse In early spring, Penny Vlahos, associate professor of marine sciences, replaces a seasonal cartridge on an air sampling device attached to the Avery Point Lighthouse. The samplers are changed every three months and analyzed for persistent organic and emerging pollutants. UConn Avery Point is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year. Peter Morenus
A Connecticut startup company’s journey in the land of innovation.
A beloved doctor’s patients convince him to move to UConn Health — where he plans to cure a rare liver disease.
Professor finds link between astrology and fame