December 14, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Nature lovers beware, environmental models used by researchers at the University of New Hampshire are showing that the effects of climate change could be much stronger by the middle of the 21st century, and a number of ecosystem and weather conditions could consistently decline even more in the future. If carbon dioxide emissions continue at the current rate, they report that scenarios of future conditions could not only lead to a significant decrease in snow days, but also an... Read Full Article

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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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07/24/17 - Guiding Stars Raises Awareness of Healthy Food Choices in UNH Dining Halls
DURHAM, N.H. – New research found the Guiding Stars nutritional rating system, which educates consumers about healthy food options, had a positive effect raising awareness of healthy food choices available at the University of New Hampshire. “Many of us are looking to make changes that will support...
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07/19/17 - Social Innovation Internship Showcase at UNH July 26
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire will host the “Social Innovation Internship Showcase” Wednesday, July 26, 2017, from 10 a.m.-noon, followed by a networking reception for attendees, as a concluding event of the summer social innovation internship program. Now in its 7th year, this...
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Arthur Mathieson, professor of marine plant biology at UNH
07/17/17 - UNH Research: New Book Provides Complete Look at Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire and University of South Florida researchers have published a new book that provides the first comprehensive look at seaweeds in the Northwest Atlantic in more than 60 years. “Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic” by NH Agricultural Experiment Station...
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07/10/17 - UNH Researchers Extend N.H. Growing Season for Strawberries
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have succeeded in quadrupling the length of the Granite State’s strawberry growing season as part of a multi-year research project that aims to benefit both growers and consumers....
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07/06/17 - UNH Research Finds About One-Third of Medicaid Recipients Affected by Potential Work Requirement
DURHAM, N.H. – About three in 10 Medicaid recipients could be affected by a potential work requirement, a share that is similar in rural and urban places, according to researchers at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Among Medicaid recipients affected, the...
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Kenneth Johnson, Carsey School
06/30/17 - Media Advisory: UNH Demographer Available to Discuss New U.S. Birth Rate Data
DURHAM, N.H. -- Kenneth Johnson, professor of sociology and senior demographer in the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss National Center for Health Statistics data released today that shows U.S. birth rates remain low. Johnson can be reached...
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