The University of New Hampshire announces the official launch of and participation in the National Land-Grant Impacts website (landgrantimpacts.tamu.edu), a centralized online resource that highlights the teaching, agricultural experiment station research, and cooperative extension efforts by land-grant universities.
The website provides access to university or regional-specific impact stories...
On March 12, 2015, scientists, engineers, and students from UNH’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) and department of physics watched as ten years of exacting scientific effort was blasted into outer space by a 191-foot Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
The launch vehicle carried a quartet of identical satellites that comprise NASA’s...
The UNH Research Digest collects research news stories from across the University and provides brief summaries that showcase the breadth and depth of our research, scholarly activity, and artistic endeavors.
Preview a few of February’s stories below. Find the rest of the February Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.
What happens to spilled oil on the bottom of a body of water? This video shows how students working with Nancy Kinner, professor of civil and environmental engineering and UNH Director of the Coastal Response Research Center, are using a unique oil flume to find out. Their findings could improve responses to oil spills.
Chemicals used as synthetic flame retardants that are found in common household items such as couches, carpet padding, and electronics, have been found to cause metabolic and liver problems that can lead to insulin resistance, which is a major cause of obesity. The research, conducted by a team in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture led by Gale Carey, professor of nutrition, points to a...