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Comparison scans of Parkinson's patient's brain with typical brain


Bringing Better Mobility to Parkinson's Disease Patients

In 2009, Parkinson’s disease patient Cassandra Blanchard would walk her youngest daughter to the school bus stop near her house in Randolph, Vt., and then find herself unable to get back home, because her medication had worn off.

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Allen Brook, Vermont


Stream Study Raises New Questions About Lake Pollution

For decades, phosphorus pollution has been contributing to unwanted algae blooms in many lakes—including Lake Champlain. A raft of recent research has pointed a finger at eroding streambanks, suggesting that their washed-out soils are a major source of this phosphorus flow.

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moving UVM cows to new barn


It's Moo-ve in Day for UVM's Teaching Herd

It was a stately procession – a single-file line of cows, each with two human handlers, ambling slowly from the University of Vermont's old teaching barn to their new home, a spacious new instructional barn, nine months in the making, that officially opened at the university’s Miller Research Farm on Spear Street two weeks ...

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On Reddit, Ask Professor Josh Bongard Anything about Robots

Got 'bot questions? Robotics expert and University of Vermont professor of computer science Josh Bongard may have answers. He and his graduate student, Mark Wagy, were on the hugely popular online site Reddit on Friday November 6, fielding questions from around the world on the topic: crowdsourcing robot design.

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Kelly Rohan


Talk Outshines Light in Preventing Return of Winter Blues, Says New UVM Study

A new study published online Nov. 5 in the American Journal of Psychiatry casts a shadow on light therapy’s status as the gold standard for treating SAD, or seasonal affective disorder.

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Tracy Honored with 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award from American Heart Association

University of Vermont (UVM) College of Medicine Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Russell Tracy, Ph.D., will be awarded the Distinguished Scientist designation by the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) during the Opening Session at the AHA 2015 Scientific Sessions on November 8, 2015 in ...

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