Stories in Topic: Science

  • 03.06.14 - Hackers Beware
    Cyber Defense Competition Brings Region’s Brightest to UNH
    Next week, some of the world’s wiliest hackers will gather at UNH in an attempt to bring down powerful corporate networks.
  • horseshoe crab
    03.06.14 - Research Makes a Difference
    Biomedical Bleeding Affects Horseshoe Crab Behavior
    New research from Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire indicates that collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes causes short-term changes in their behavior and physiology that could exacerbate the crabs’ population decline in parts of the east coast.
  • IOL Video graphic
    02.27.14 - Learn What Happens in the University’s InterOperability Lab
  • rendering of a BOT
    02.27.14 - “Bots” Build Teamwork
    Parents Association Funds STEM, Other Projects
    Spring is just around the corner for two of this year’s Parents Association awardees. The teams, UNH-ROV and ET SwarmCats, are in the throes of constructing robots in time for the Undergraduate Research Conference to be held in April. One group’s robot will explore underwater and the other is aiming for space, but in any case, it’s a tight schedule.
  • 02.20.14 - FIRST Class
    UNH Hosts Teens and Their Robots at Regional Robotics Competition
    This is the official game animation for the 2014 FIRST Robotics Competition game, Aerial Assist.
  • Photo of Moon crater
    02.20.14 - Luna Tunes
    UNH Researcher Transforms Moon Data into Sounds of Space Weather
    Artist's rendition of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at the moon. The CRaTER telescope is seen pointing out at the bottom right center of the LRO spacecraft. Illustration by Chris Meaney/NASA
  • Andres Phinney
    02.13.14 - At the Heart of Medicine
    Andrew Phinney has a knack for interacting with and listening to people while supporting them in their journey toward better health.
  • Kaity Thomson ’14
    02.06.14 - Take a Hike
    Kaity Thomson ’14 Merged Scientific Research and Environmental Advocacy on a Week’s Trek Along the Portland-Montreal Pipeline
    The potential reversal of the Portland-Montreal oil pipeline has eluded the spotlight that shines on other tar sands oil projects like Keystone XL pipeline. Kaity Thomson ’14 aims to change that.
  • 01.23.14 - In His Own Words
    Professor of Chemical Engineering Dale Barkey
  • lobster video
    01.23.14 - The Tales a Lobster Trap Tells
    What do lobster traps tell us about the lobsters on the bottom? from Presentation Boot Camp on Vimeo.
  • Teens at the 2013 4-H Teen Conference building underwater vehicles
    01.16.14 - UNH Cooperative Extension Included in $750K National Science Foundation Award
    Teens at the 2013 4-H Teen Conference on the UNH campus building underwater remotely operated vehicles.
  • 01.16.14 - Pre-Med, With Feeling
    Senior Ben Claxton Pursues His Passion in the Lab, the Ambulance, and Africa
    Why would anyone leave Chocolatetown, U.S.A., for a state that brags about granite? For Hershey, Penn., native Ben Claxton ’14, the lure was the lab. Specifically, the opportunity for the pre-med student to get into a UNH laboratory and do research alongside faculty as an undergraduate.
  • 12.19.13 - UNH Scientists Launch “CubeSats” into Radiation Belts
  • Twin Firebird CubeSats
    12.12.13 - UNH Scientists Launch “CubeSats” into Radiation Belts
  • UNH STEM Discovery Lab
    11.21.13 - UNH STEM Discovery Lab Receives $25K from Bean Foundation
  • Earth
    11.21.13 - Back to the Future
    Climate modeler Matthew Huber peers into the "deep time" of Earth's past to see what might lie ahead
  • 11.12.13 - Warming Earth, Shrinking Mammals
    A Graduate Student and Her Professor Connect Ancient Dots
    Graduate student Abigail D'Ambrosia (at right) and geology professor Will Clyde.
  • Cray Group
    11.07.13 - UNH Celebrates First-in-the-State Supercomputing Capabilities
    Trillian is 1,000 Times More Powerful Than a Desktop Computer
    From left to right, Bernie Vasquez, Kai Germaschewski, Gregory Chini (front), Jimmy Raeder, Benjamin Chandran, John Gibson, and Patrick Messer. Photo by Kristi Donahue, UNH-EOS.
  • Sunshine pumpkin
    10.31.13 - The Great (Yellow and White) Pumpkin
    Brent Loy Breeds Two New Varieties
    There’s a new pumpkin in the patch and consumers have Brent Loy to thank.
  • Moose hair loss due to tick infestation
    10.31.13 - Tick, Tick, Moose
    N.H.’s Shrinking Moose Population and the Tick That’s Taking It Down
    Up to 100,000 winter ticks can live on a moose, causing severe hair loss and reduced reproductive productivity. Photo courtesy Daniel Bergeron.