A recent WMUR/CNN poll conducted by the UNH Survey Center found that New Hampshire voters who support Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders for president differ sharply in their beliefs about the global rise in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels. Trump supporters are much less likely (47 percent) than Sanders supporters (78 percent) to believe the well-established scientific observation that atmospheric CO2...
A national study by the Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire found that in contrast to previous studies, youth victims of in-person and online harassment and bullying report that in most cases, bystanders tried to help them. Lisa Jones, lead author of the study, noted that “While it is good news that most of the time kids are trying to help victims, it isn’t...
Imagine a world where doctors and scientists could understand the most fundamental causes of human blindness. For Rick Cote, professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, it is this ultimate goal — coupled with an innate curiosity about how vision works at the molecular level — that fuels his passion for research.
A four-year study led by Paul Kirshen, research professor of civil and environmental engineering at UNH, will examine the future of dams in New England. The project marks an expansion in partners and scope for the New England Sustainability Consortium (NEST), adding Rhode Island to the existing partnership between Maine and New Hampshire.
The project will empower stakeholders to make complex...