Stories in Topic: Science

  • juvenile winter flounder
    08.27.15 - To Track Winter Flounder, UNH Researchers Look to Ear Bones
  • Polar Bear in Arctic
    08.26.15 - On Top of the World
    UNH researcher shares scenery and science from a Greenland glacier
  • 08.18.15 - Filling the STEM Pipeline
    UNH Tech Camps engage youth and teachers in STEM
    This summer, UNH was alive with the sights and sounds of model rockets firing, robots navigating obstacle courses and wind turbines being built. But it wasn’t college students participating in such projects —  it was elementary, middle and high school students enrolled in UNH Tech Camp, which provided hands-on STEM learning opportunities to youth throughout the state.
  • UNH student Luke Miller '16 in the greenhouse with marigolds
    08.18.15 - Research Brief: Sustainable Agriculture
    Luke Miller '16 and many marigolds go to work during summer study
    Name: Luke Miller ’16College: College of Life Sciences and AgricultureMajor:  Sustainable AgricultureHometown: Douglassville, PennsylvaniaAward: URA (Undergraduate Research Award)
  • UNH professor Rick Cote
    08.06.15 - A Look Inside the Eye with Professor Rick Cote
    Photo: Lisa Nugent Imagine a world where doctors and scientists could understand the most fundamental causes of human blindness.
  • Lise Mahoney
    08.05.15 - Strawberry Fields
    Post-doctorate’s work explores colorful, flavorful berries
    A Ph.D. program isn’t something one enters into lightly. It’s a big commitment — years, in fact. But for Lise Mahoney, once she began her strawberry research at UNH back in 2004, working toward that academic goal eventually became just another year.
  • Students launching scientific balloon at UNH Project SMART
    07.23.15 - Riding High
    Project SMART’s annual high-altitude balloon flight sends UNH-built instrumentation to near space
    Project SMART high school students steady their scientific balloon as it fills with helium prior to launch. (Photo: Devin Thomas, University of British Columbia)
  • sweet potatoes growing in a field at UNH
    07.22.15 - New England is Poised to Take Bigger Slice of Sweet Potato Pie
  • 07.15.15 - Not Just the Heat, It’s the Humans
    New UNH study connects 13,000 years of small mammal adaptation to warming — and more
    When it comes to adapting to the changing environment of the Great Basin in the North American West, for small mammals, warming associated with climate change is only part of the problem: Humans have played a role, too.
  • UNH genetics major Christina DiMeo in Rudman Hall laboratory
    07.08.15 - Research Brief: Sophomore Gets Hands On With Conservation Genetics
    Cottontail research keeps Christina DiMeo’s summer hopping
    Name: Christina DiMeo '18 (University Honors Program)College: Life Sciences and AgricultureMajor: Genetics Hometown: Absecon, New Jersey
  • UNH scientists aboard the NOAA ship Gordon Gunter
    07.07.15 - Testing the Waters
    UNH scientist heads up NOAA’s East Coast ocean acidification cruise
    From left to right, the UNH crew aboard NOAA’s R/V Gordon Gunter: cruise chief scientist Joe Salisbury, research scientist Shawn Shellito, Ph.D. student Melissa Meléndez Oyola and research scientist Marc Emond.
  • UNH professor and researcher Iago Hale
    07.07.15 - Yes, You Can Grow (Hardy) Kiwis in New England
    UNH research aims to add high-value crop to regional market
    Whether for fresh eating, winemaking or other value-added products, UNH professor Iago Hale is hopeful his research will lead to the establishment of a hardy kiwi industry in New Hampshire.
  • Ray Grizzle on a boat tonging oysters
    07.07.15 - Saving Great Bay, Oyster by Oyster: UNH Program Recognized for Oyster Conservation Efforts
    When UNH oyster conservation efforts received an award recently, professor Ray Grizzle shared the honors with not only The Nature Conservancy (TNC), his partner in restoring oysters to Great Bay since 2006. Nearly 100 local citizen-scientists and eight million microscopic oyster larvae also had a piece in the Gulf of Maine Visionary Award from the Gulf of Maine Council.
  • UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping
    06.25.15 - More Than Mapping
    CCOM lets no data lie fallow
    CCOM director Larry Mayer and research scientist Christina Fandel. (Photo: Bruce F.
  • 06.24.15 - Green Crabs and Sweatpants: An Intern Goes On Assignment at Jackson Estuarine Lab
  • 06.24.15 - UNH Researchers Use Census, Remote-Sensing Data to Investigate Forest Changes
  • 06.24.15 - Shoring Up the Shoreline
    UNH project stabilizes Plum Island’s dunes
     Gregg Moore and Alyson Eberhardt from UNH enlisted students from Newburyport's Molin Upper Elementary School in their effort to stabilize the dunes of Plum Island. Few people feel the sea’s power to giveth —and taketh away — more palpably than the
  • UNH graduate student Ian Gagnon
    06.16.15 - Alternative Energy
    A prolific undergraduate career behind him, a new engineer looks ahead
    Last November, the presidents of China and the U.S. forged a commitment to reduce fossil fuel emissions. Other governments across the world are investing billions in renewable energy projects, and the U.S. government alone has a $34 billion portfolio in such investments.
  • UNH faculty member Summer Cook
    06.16.15 - Strong Muscles, Fleet Feet
    Exercise science professor Summer Cook helps older adults build muscles for independent living
    Summer Cook (right), assistant professor of exercise science, works with former student researcher Madeline Allen ’14 to help older adults build muscle.
  • UNH Professor and Peter T. Paul Chair in Space Sciences Joseph Dwyer
    06.03.15 - Lightning Strikes Twice
    Joseph Dwyer solved a longstanding mystery about lightning and became the global go-to guy
    Joseph Dwyer, Peter T. Paul Chair in space sciences within the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space and the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at UNH  (Photo: D.J. Dwyer)