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Luke Goldman: Using eDNA to save the Atlantic cod

Luke Goldman was working as an ocean rescue lifeguard on the Jersey Shore when he decided that he wanted to study ecology. Now, he has moved up the East Coast to become a marine protector of a different sort: a researcher at the forefront of using eDNA to try and save the Atlantic cod. After […]

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BDN features Tasnim wild blueberry research

The Bangor Daily News featured Rafa Tasnim, University of Maine Ph.D. candidate in ecology and environmental sciences, and her research showing that wild blueberry fields in Down East Maine are warming faster than the state as a whole, and that fields experience warming differently, depending on their location, the season and the time of day, […]

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UMaine study examines readiness for hazing prevention on college campuses

After nearly two decades of research and several high-profile incidents in recent years, hazing has become a major public health concern in higher education. Yet much work remains for those seeking to prevent hazing from happening in the first place. A new study from two University of Maine researchers examined readiness to implement a comprehensive […]

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SEA Fellows Science Symposium scheduled for Aug. 9

Twenty-seven undergraduate and recent post-baccalaureate students from the University of Maine, University of Maine at Machias, University of Southern Maine, College of the Atlantic and 12 other institutions across the state and nation will share the results of their summer marine research at the 2022 SEA (Science for Economic Impact and Application) Fellows Symposium on […]

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Composites Manufacturing Magazine reports on UMaine prototype of 3D printed housing

Composites Manufacturing Magazine reported that the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) is working with researchers in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to construct a prototype weatherproof and insect-proof single housing unit in collaboration with the Maine State Housing Authority (MaineHousing). ASCC’s “Factory of the Future” is made […]

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UMaine, UNH researchers to study how foraging adaptations affect Arctic charr resilience or vulnerability to climate change

University of Maine and University of New Hampshire researchers will investigate how the diversity and evolution of feeding habits among Arctic charr populations in Maine affect their resilience or vulnerability to climate change. The National Science Foundation’s Organismal Responses to Climate Change Program awarded almost $1.5 million for the study, spearheaded by Nathan Furey, an […]

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Erwin interviewed by KTNA about Alaskan glaciers

Emma Erwin, graduate research assistant at the Climate Change Institute, spoke to KTNA (88.9FM in Talkeetna, Alaska) about her research studying ice core samples in Denali to learn more about climate change through the stratigraphy of the ice. “It provides a lot of really exciting opportunity to take information from what’s happening right now with […]

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BDN, Morning Ag Clips report on UMaine Extension 4-H program staff winning national awards

The Bangor Daily News and Morning Ag Clips reported that the University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H recently received two national awards for excellence in programming and for research and evaluation from the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (NAE4HYDP). Extension 4-H professional Sara King and former Extension 4-H professional Sara Conant developed […]

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