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bee on flower

01-26-2015

Got Bees? Got Vitamin A? Got Malaria?

A new study shows that more than half the people in some developing countries could become newly at risk for malnutrition if crop-pollinating animals — like bees — continue to decline.

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Sean Diehl, Ph.D., Jason Botten, Ph.D., Jon Boyson, Ph.D., and Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D.

01-23-2015

UVM Vaccine Testing Center Receives Grant for Dengue Fever Study

Despite winter temperatures in the single digits, mosquitoes, and – more accurately – the diseases they can transmit, are on the minds of University of Vermont vaccine researchers Sean Diehl, Ph.D., and Beth Kirkpatrick, M.D., of the UVM Vaccine Testing Center (VTC). They and UVM colleagues Jon Boyson, Ph.D., and Jason ...

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Cancer researchers in a lab

01-23-2015

Early-Career Investigators to Benefit from New ACS Grant Awarded to UVM Cancer Center

Progress in cancer research over the past two decades has been remarkable. Five-year survival rates for cancer types such as prostate and breast have nearly doubled in the last 50 years, and cancer is becoming a survivable disease for many. However, more progress is needed, and the work of early-career researchers is critical in ...

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Carmen Smith with students

01-21-2015

Mastering Math Through Movement

Picture this: a classroom full of 9-year-olds are up and moving around, contorting their bodies and waving their arms. But it’s not gym period or even music class getting them moving — these kids are learning math.

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Potomac river flooding

01-07-2015

Hello People, Goodbye Soil

A new study shows that removing native forest and starting intensive agriculture can accelerate erosion so dramatically that in a few decades as much soil is lost as would naturally occur over thousands of years.

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Lizzy Pope

01-06-2015

Despite Resolutions, People Buy More Food After New Year

Despite New Year’s resolutions to eat better and lose weight, people buy the greatest amount of food and calories after the holidays, finds a study led by a University of Vermont researcher.

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