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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01/22/18 - University of New Hampshire Dean's List
DURHAM, N.H. - The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2017 semester. Students named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during...
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01/22/18 - UNH Research Finds White Worms an Inexpensive Food Source for Aquarium Fish
DURHAM, N.H. – Ornamental aquarium fish like the clownfish Nemo and his pal the royal blue tang Dory one day may be dining on high-quality yet inexpensive white worms grown in New England. New research from the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire has...
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01/18/18 - UNH Researchers Find Human Impact on Forest Still Evident After 500 Years
DURHAM, N.H. – Tropical forests span a huge area, harbor a wide diversity of species, and are important to water and nutrient cycling on a planet scale. But in ancient Amazonia, over 500 years ago, clearing tropical forests was a way of survival to provide land for families to farm and villages to...
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01/17/18 - MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH Expert Available to Discuss Oil Spill in Chinese Waters
DURHAM, N.H. – Oil spill expert Nancy Kinner, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of New Hampshire, is available to comment on an Iranian tanker sinking in the East China Sea that could be the largest tanker spill in more than 25 years. As director of UNH's Coastal...
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01/16/18 - UNH Scientists Share Expertise at N.H. Farm and Forest Expo
DURHAM, N.H. – What is New England’s role in the global battle against wheat stem rust? How have day neutral strawberries extended the state’s strawberry season? And how are unmanned aerial vehicles improving the accuracy of remote mapping of New Hampshire’s forestry resources? Researchers at the...
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01/11/18 - UNH Launches Entrepreneurship Program for First-Year Students
DURHAM, N.H. – Beginning this fall, 25 first-year students at the University of New Hampshire will receive seed money and support to take their entrepreneurial ideas to the next level. The Idea & Innovation Society will identify and engage incoming students from all colleges and majors with a...
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01/10/18 - N.H. Businesses Awarded Grants for Research and Product Development
DURHAM, N.H. - Watts Water Technologies, Inc. and Voi have received Granite State Technology Innovation Grants in the latest round of funding from the New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC), a state program administered by the University of New Hampshire. The funding enables companies to...
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01/03/18 - New Program Offers Support and Scholarships for N.H. Students to Study STEM at UNH
DURHAM, N.H. – A new program developed by the University of New Hampshire will help 30 students from Manchester West and Dover high schools with academic talent and financial need attend college to study in the fields of science, technology, engineering or math. The Finishers’ Program will provide...
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12/19/17 - UNH Research Finds Increase in Number of Babies Born Drug Exposed in N.H.
DURHAM, N.H. – From 2005 to 2015 the number of infants diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in the Granite State increased fivefold, from 52 to 269, according to new research by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. In 2015, newborns diagnosed with NAS...
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12/18/17 - UNH Researchers Find Drastic Decline in N.H.’s Bumblebees
DURHAM, N.H. – In the first long-term study of New Hampshire’s bumblebee population, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found three of the state’s most important bumble bee species have experienced drastic declines and range constriction over the last 150 years, with a fourth bee...
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