Yunyao Jiang
October 19, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Inspired by a color changing mechanism found in cephalopods, like squid, cuttlefish and octopus, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have conceived a design for a unique sequential cell-opening mechanism that has many potential applications from drug delivery to color altering camouflage materials. The novel concept has broad probable uses in designing smart materials that can not only be responsive to external conditions like light, temperature, and humidity, but can... Read Full Article


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Jacqueline Jones Royster
09/13/17 - UNH Hosts Lecture on Global Leadership Sept. 28
DURHAM, N.H. -- Jacqueline Jones Royster, dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will deliver the 2017 John T. Holden Lecture “An Ecosystem for 21st Century Global Leadership" on Sept 28, 2017, at 12:40 p.m. at the University of New Hampshire in...
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Tim Marquis
09/11/17 - UNH Student Discovers New Type of Pituitary Cell in Lamprey
DURHAM, N.H. – Tim Marquis, a 2015 graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical science, has discovered a novel pituitary cell type in the lamprey. Now in his second year of medical school at the University of Connecticut, Marquis discovered the cell while...
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09/07/17 - UNH Research Finds Differences in Rural U.S. Fall Along Income Lines
DURHAM, N.H. – Nearly 75 percent of low-income rural counties are in the South while middle-income rural counties are clustered in the Midwest and high-income rural counties are clustered in the West, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New...
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09/06/17 - UNH Researchers Find Campus Sexual Violence Significantly Affects Academics
DURHAM, N.H. – Sexual assault on a college campus can cause a considerable number of physical and emotional issues for the victim. While much needed programs, and past studies, have predominately focused on the mental health effects of such violent acts on students, new research by the University...
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09/05/17 - UNH Scientists Explore Varieties of Seedless Table Grapes to Grow in N.H.
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire researchers have found certain varieties of seedless table grapes grow better in New Hampshire’s colder climate than others. The research project, funded by the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station, aims to determine which varieties of seedless...
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08/29/17 - UNH Franchising Index Surges; Weight Watchers Gains, Hertz Stalls
DURHAM, N.H. – Fueled by double-digit gains by 20 of its 50 component companies, the University of New Hampshire Rosenberg Franchise RCF50 Index™ surged 10.4% this quarter. The index has now outperformed the market benchmark over the last three quarters, a clear indication that the U.S. franchise...
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Brent Loy
08/28/17 - UNH Celebrates Contributions of Researcher Brent Loy Oct. 3
DURHAM, N.H. – J. Brent Loy, professor emeritus of plant biology and genetics at the University of New Hampshire, and a researcher with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station, will be honored at a twilight celebration Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, recognizing his 50 years of research and innovation. The...
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08/23/17 - More Than 400 Incoming N.H. Students Will Attend UNH Tuition-Free Thanks to Granite Guarantee
More Than 400 Incoming N.H. Students Will Attend UNH Tuition-Free Thanks to Granite Guarantee DURHAM, N.H. – Response by this year’s incoming class to the Granite Guarantee, a new program that guarantees all full-time, first-year New Hampshire students receiving federal Pell grants will pay no...
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Stacia Sower
08/21/17 - UNH Researcher Recognized for Life-Long Achievements in Endocrinology
DURHAM, N.H. -- Long-time New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researcher Stacia Sower, professor emeritus of molecular and biochemical neuroendocrinology at the University of New Hampshire, recently gave the prestigious Bargmann-Scharrer Lecture at the quadrennial meeting of the...
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multi-color quinoa
08/14/17 - UNH Researchers Aim to Re-Domesticate Quinoa for Northern New England
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have launched a research project that aims to “re-domesticate” the superfood quinoa in northern New England, giving the region’s farmers a new high-value grain crop that is in high...
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