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- Vice President for Research Search
- Surface Value
Innovative UMaine researcher focused on the chemistry of the interface
- From the Green Forest
From the green forest to the wild blue. Will wood-based biofuel take off?
- You Want a Piece of Me?
Research explores the potential of making a Maine invasive a main ingredient
- Seeing Red
For UMaine computer scientist, ice sheets on Mars shed light on Earth’s changing climate
- Working Tidal
UMaine engineers, marine scientists weigh trade-offs of harnessing the ocean’s power
- What a Dive
UMaine diving program immerses future marine scientists in underwater research
- Choosing Survival – Spring 2011
19th-century Native petitions provide unique perspective on the Maine tribes' struggle to preserve their homeland
- Occupations Attract – Spring 2011
Research on knowledge-based clusters gives a clearer economic view of a city and region
- Songbird Superhighway – Spring 2011
Northeast Regional Migration Monitoring Network studying the major flyway in the gulf
- Razor’s Edge – Fall 2010
Prescription drug abuse in rural states now a leading cause of deaths, arrests and treatment admissions
- The Very Fiber of our Being – Fall 2010
What’s lacking in the modern human diet may have our species at a crossroads
- Out of the Blue – Fall 2010
The ice archive at Allan Hills could be the impetus for an ‘international climate park’
- Whose Woods? – Fall 2010
Research is bridging differences between Maine forest landowners and outdoor recreationists
- Growing Alternative – Winter 2010
The state's $1.65 million investment in grass pellet technology could help save Maine farms
- Fathoming Ocean Science – Winter 2010
UMaine marine educator brings data and concepts to life
- A Buried Treasure – Winter 2010
Centuries-old ship just one of three ever discovered
- Sound Check – Summer 2010
Early warning signs of reading disabilities found in preschoolers’ language skills.
- Seeing the Light – Summer 2010
Marine optics research has the potential to tell us more about what lies beneath.
- Global Worming – Summer 2010
A worldwide database at UMaine compiles what we know about age-old and newly discovered microinvertebrates.
- Weed Warfare – Summer 2010
In the epic struggle, Eric Gallandt is the small-scale growers’ staunchest ally.
- Discriminating Youths – Summer 2010
UMaine sociologist looks at sexual harassment among teen workers.
- Emergency Sensing – Spring 2010
UMaine informatics research is helping the Maine National Guard create an improved disaster relief information system.
- Improving Implants – Spring 2010
Bioengineering research focuses on optimizing tissue regeneration.
- Two Worlds – Spring 2010
UMaine researcher studies the needs of first-generation doctoral students within a framework of social justice.
- Coming Up Empty – Winter 2009
The effect of humans on the marine resources — from overfishing to policymaking — is undeniable, controversial and little-understood. And that’s where economic anthropologist James Acheson comes in.
- Why and How of Human Disease – Winter 2009
Entering its fifth year, the University of Maine’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) grew out of a commitment to improve the state’s public health, and create research and development capacity for Maine. Currently, there are five tracks — molecular and cellular biology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, toxicology and functional genomics — with others under development.
- Harnessing Nature – Fall 2009
Americans have been called to chart a new energy future, invest in clean, renewable energy and combat climate change. While science must lead the way in developing new technologies, the culture of an entire country dependent on fossil fuels must revolutionize the way it operates.
- Mac’s World – Fall 2009
Mac Hunter is UMaine’s Libra Professor of Conservation Biology. In 1996, he was named the University of Maine Distinguished Professor. He has written the definitive textbooks on both conservation biology, and wildlife and forestry management, among others. In short, he is a giant in his field.
- Decoding Diatoms – Fall 2009
Every summer for the past decade, paleoecologist Jasmine Saros has trekked across snowfields and horsebacked up bouldered mountain passes to reach remote, high-altitude lakes in the shadow of the Beartooth Mountains of the central Rockies.
- UMaine Professor Researching Way to Make Cancer Detection Easier
A recent discovery by a University of Maine engineering professor and his collaborators is expected to make it easier for doctors to find cancerous tumors and start treatment in the early stages of the disease when it can be most effective.
- AEWC Receives Patent – June 2009
Researchers at the University of Maine’s AEWC Advanced Structures and Composites Center recently were issued a patent for technology that could change the way we build homes and other structures, while cutting the economic losses caused by natural disasters.
- Sounds from the Sky – May/June 2009
There's more to the sky than meets the eye. That's why students at the University of Maine have installed a satellite dish that will allow them to listen to the stars and planets.
- Pay Dirt – May/June 2009
The Maine Compost School’s lessons in how to efficiently manage organic waste have increasing economic and environmental ripple effects for businesses and communities in the state and beyond.
- Turbulent Lives – May/June 2009
Marine scientists at the University of Maine are exploring the role of cell shape in phytoplankton ecology, hoping to better understand how the diversity affects function.
- Agents of Change – May/June 2009
On the arid coast of southern Peru, anthropologist Gregory Zaro studies the desertification of what was once farmland, hoping to better understand the role of humans and climate change in the landscape’s evolution.