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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.