October 17, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Oregon residents are concerned about the health of their forests and support active forest management and restoration to reduce the risk of wildfires, according to new research published by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. “Without active management to alleviate the growing risk of wildfires the social, economic and ecological costs will be severe,” said the researchers. “A majority of those surveyed support active forest management (forest... Read Full Article


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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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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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08/07/17 - UNH Researcher Receives Grant to Study Effects of Pesticide Treatments on Weeds
DURHAM, N.H. – A researcher with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire has received a federal grant to determine if pesticide seed treatments inadvertently protect weed seeds in the soil from being attacked by naturally occurring invertebrate and fungal species....
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08/03/17 - UNH Research Discovers Genetic Mechanism Preventing Kidney Injury After Severe Dehydration
DURHAM, N.H. – Millions of people die every year from dehydration as a result of exposure and illness. In humans, even the most minor dehydration can compromise the kidneys causing lifelong, irreparable issues or even death. However, some animals living in desert environments are able to survive...
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07/25/17 - UNH Researcher Develops Innovative Way to Understand Nature of an Entire Tiny Particle
DURHAM, N.H. – New research from the University of New Hampshire has led to the development of a novel technique to determine the surface area and volume of small particles, the size of a grain of sand or smaller. Due to their tiny size, irregular shape and limited viewing angle, commonly used...
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07/24/17 - Grant Supports New UNH Soccer and Lacrosse Facility, Northeast Passage
DURHAM, N.H. – A generous grant from the Eleanor and Clarence Prevo Fund will launch the development of a new soccer and lacrosse facility at the University of New Hampshire and support Northeast Passage, which empowers people with disabilities to engage in athletic pursuits. “We are enormously...
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