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02-05-2016

Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria

Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen ’00 G’09, was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, looking for malaria that might infect birds—when she discovered something strange: a DNA profile, from parasites in the mosquitoes, that she couldn’t identify.

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02-04-2016

UVM Vaccine Testing Center to Play Role in Zika Virus Vaccine; Experts Answer Questions

The University of Vermont Vaccine Testing Center has announced that it will be involved in the clinical trials and research on a vaccine for Zika virus, which was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization on February 1, 2016.

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02-02-2016

Study Suggests More Effective Speech Therapy Approach for Children with Down Syndrome

A new study indicates that children with Down syndrome who have motor speech deficits have been inadequately diagnosed, which could have a major impact on the interventions used by speech pathologists when treating patients.

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01-20-2016

Study: What Happens When Controlling Parenting Follows Kids to College

College students whose parents lay on the guilt or try to manipulate them may translate feelings of stress into similar mean behavior with their own friends, a new study by a University of Vermont psychologist has found.


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01-13-2016

Why Do Some Infections Persist? Blame Bacterial Socialism, Says New Study

In preparing for the possibility of an antibiotic onslaught, some bacterial cultures adopt an all-for-one/one-for-all strategy that would make a socialist proud, University of Vermont researchers have found. 

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12-22-2015

15 Memorable Moments from 2015

A look back at the highlights and successes the UVM community shared this past year.

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