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Researchers from the University of New Hampshire are unraveling the longstanding mysteries of the Van Allen radiation belts that circle Earth, improving predictions of space weather conditions and offering better protections to orbiting satellites and astronauts.
The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire has been awarded a three-year, $1.08 million contract from New Hampshire’s Department of Health and Human Services to provide training to community mental health centers to support young people with emotional and behavioral challenges.
Yitang “Tom” Zhang, a lecturer in mathematics at the University of New Hampshire, will receive the 2014 Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Number Theory from the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the 2013 Ostrowski Prize.
The critical importance of slowing the growth of our nation’s debt to a sustainable level is the focus of a Dec. 3, 2013, conference on Capitol Hill: “Moving Beyond the Short-Term: What Will It Take to Prevent a Debt Crisis?” hosted by the University of New Hampshire.
The University of New Hampshire Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) continued its slide from 76.8 in September 2013 to 75.0 in October 2013. Overall the lodging executives’ sentiment for present business conditions was up during this current period while future business conditions continued to weaken.
No matter where they live in the world, university students who were spanked as children are more likely to engage in criminal behavior, according to new research by Murray Straus, co-director of University of New Hampshire Family Research Lab. Even young adults whose parents were generally loving and helpful as they were growing up showed higher rates of criminal behavior.
The Information Systems Management Program at the University of New Hampshire Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics invites businesses and industry organizations to work with students on projects during the spring semester 2014.
Scientists from the University of New Hampshire and colleagues have published comprehensive findings on space-based radiation as measured by a UNH-led detector aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). The data provide critical information on the radiation hazards that will be faced by astronauts on extended missions to deep space such as those to Mars.
Coös County young adults report more problems with depression and substance abuse than rural young adults nationwide, potentially as a result of the stress of the ongoing economic uncertainty in region, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire.
A University of New Hampshire plant pathologist and his doctoral student are using a remote-controlled helicopter to help apple farmers in the Northeast battle the persistent scourge of apple scab. Kirk Broders, assistant professor of plant pathology, and Ph.D. student Matt Wallhead are working to bring precision agriculture to orchard management in the Northeast by developing a low-cost unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Today is Wednesday, December 4, 2013.
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