Invention: The Storywrangler

Vermont scientists create tool to explore billions of social media messages, potentially predict political and financial turmoil
Storywrangler graph

For thousands of years, people looked into the night sky with their naked eyes — and told stories about the few visible stars. Then we invented telescopes. In 1840, the philosopher Thomas Carlyle claimed that “the history of the world is but the biography of great men.” Then we started posting on Twitter.

Now scientists have invented an instrument to peer deeply into the billions and...

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A composite image of nature pressured by urban development

Losing Nature Disproportionally Impacts Black, Hispanic, and Low-Income Americans

When nature vanishes, U.S. people of color and low-income Americans disproportionally lose critical environmental and health benefits—including air quality, crop productivity and natural disease control—a new University of Vermont study finds.

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PhD Student Jesse Gourevitch

Lake Champlain: Phosphorus Cleanup to Help Vermont Economy, Study Says

Taking action on phosphorus in Lake Champlain would bring tens of millions in dollars in benefits to Vermonters, researchers say.

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