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Robert Shapiro, M.D., Ph.D.; Christopher Francklyn, Ph.D.; Jon Ramsey, Ph.D.; Rachael Oldinski, Ph.D.; Dryver Huston, Ph.D., Daniel Weiss, M.D., Ph.D.


Researchers Pitch their Ideas: UVM Hosts First University-Wide SPARK-VT

With proposals ranging from low-cost ground-penetrating radar to a lung sealant derived from seaweed, six research teams from the University of Vermont pitched their ideas to a panel of experts at the first university-wide SPARK-VT session, all hoping to receive a seed grant to help move their innovative work one step closer to ...

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Study: Arguing Parents Affect Kids' Brains

Children of parents who are frequently in conflict process emotion differently and may face more social challenges later in life compared with children from low-conflict homes, according to Alice Schermerhorn, assistant professor in UVM’s Department of Psychological Science and the author of a new study published in the Journal ...

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Ahmed Abdeen Hamed


New Role for Twitter: Early Warning System for Bad Drug Interactions

A team of scientists has invented a new technique for discovering potentially dangerous drug interactions and unknown side-effects — before they show up in medical databases, like PubMed, or even before doctors and researchers have heard of them at all.

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UVM Biologist, with Falcon, Defends Endangered Species Act in D.C.

UVM wildlife biologist Joe Roman, flanked by a Peregrine Falcon, testified at a special briefing to the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee yesterday, calling on Congress to protect the Endangered Species Act. 

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Arvis Sulovari, Dawei Li, Ph.D.


Sulovari and Li Publish Study Suggesting Link between Eye Color and Alcohol Dependence

People with blue eyes might have a greater chance of becoming alcoholics, according to a unique new study by genetic researchers at the University of Vermont.

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Surprisingly Few ‘Busy Bees’ Make Global Crops Grow

Saving bees is critical because surprisingly few species pollinate the world's most important crops, a UVM study finds.

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