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Vermont Researchers Speed Up Tree Aging Process To Create Old Growth

Scientists at the University of Vermont are engineering trees to look and act like old-growth forests--and their new research has promising implications for storing carbon in the fight against climate change. National Public Radio's program Here & Now sent a reporter to visit UVM's research forest with professor Bill Keeton. ...

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Stephen Hawking's Strange Law of Entropy is Making Atoms on Earth Act Like Black Holes

A bizarre discovery by University of Vermont physicist Adrian Del Maestro has been attracting international attention from science reporters and magazines—including Wired, IFLScience!, Science News, Science Daily and others. Del Maestro and his colleagues revealed that cold helium atoms in lab conditions on Earth abide by the ...

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Men's Basketball in National News

The University of Vermont men’s basketball team garnered national media coverage during its run to the NCAA Tournament and first-round matchup against No. 4 Purdue. The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, The Boston Globe, ESPN, Sports Illustrated and other media pursued intriguing storylines ...

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Meditation, Nutrition, Fitness: One 'Party School' Tries To Tame The College Brain

National Public Radio published a story on its NPREd site on UVM's Wellness Environment, or WE, a substance-free community unique in higher education with amenities that promote mindfulness, exercise and nutrition that also includes a neuroscience course all WE students are required to take called Healthy Brains Healthy Bodies. A ...

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