Becky Sideman, extension professor of sustainable horticulture production at UNH, and her colleagues with the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, University of Massachusetts Extension, and UNH Cooperative Extension report they have successfully grown bulbing onions planted in fall for a spring harvest with the aid of inexpensive low tunnels. This planting system promises to help farmers meet the...
Crewed missions to Mars remain an essential goal for NASA, but scientists are only now beginning to understand and characterize the radiation hazards that could make such ventures risky, concludes a new paper by University of New Hampshire scientists. Nathan Schwadron, associate professor in UNH's Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space and the department of physics, and colleagues...
Jeffrey Foster, assistant professor of molecular, cellular, and biomedical sciences in UNH's College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA), is part of a team of scientists working to maintain the fragile ecosystem in Hawaiʻi.
Foster brings his background as a wildlife biologist, with expertise in studying the effects of non-native birds on Hawaiian ecosystems, to his collaboration with...
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Preview a few of December’s stories below. Find the rest of the December Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.
Jan. 30, 2015
8:30 am-1:30 pm
Squamscott Room, Holloway Commons, UNH
N.H. Sea Grant at Work - Connecting Marine Research to N.H. Ecosystems, Communities and Economy
The symposium is designed to showcase the results of recently funded N.H. Sea Grant projects and provide a forum to discuss best practices in translating cross-disciplinary science to action through integrated research,...