stem rust disease on plant
February 19, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – Stem rust, one of the world’s most feared agricultural diseases infecting wheat and other cereal crops, is capable of severe epidemics presenting a threat to the global food supply. As a result, scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire are trying to understand the potential risk of the disease spreading and, perhaps even more importantly, evolving greater virulence in the region. According to the Durable Rust Resistance... Read Full Article

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  • The Pentagon Papers, The Post, and Journalism in 2018 (Rebroadcast)
    February 19th, 2018
    Outlet: NHPR/New Hampshire Public Radio Online

    With the release of Steven Spielberg's movie, The Post, we look back at the battle between the Post and the Nixon Administration over the Pentagon...
  • Snow-Making For Skiing During Warm Winters Comes With Environmental Cost
    February 17th, 2018
    Outlet: NPR/National Public Radio Online

    ...stuff. Elizabeth Burakowski studies changes in winter climate at the University of New Hampshire. "It is a challenge for...
  • 207
    February 16th, 2018
    Outlet: 207 - WLBZ-TV

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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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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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nutrition table
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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UNH strawberries
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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