NPR names professor Emily Bernard’s book an “unputdownable” read of 2019

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Book critic Maureen Corrigan of National Public Radio’s “Fresh Air” rounds up her 10 favorite books of the year, including “Black Is the Body” by UVM professor of English and critical race and ethnic studies Emily Bernard.  

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Are commercial honeybees making wild bees sick?

A first of its kind study in PLOS One by Samantha Alger, a research affiliate in the Plant & Soil Sciences Department, showed that viruses may be spilling over from commercial honeybee colonies into wild bumblebee populations, with the potential for significant harmful consequences to crop pollination.

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Scientists develop an AI to identify depression in children

A UVM study, led by Ryan McGinnis, a bioengineer in the College of Engineering and Mathematical Science, and Ellen McGinnis a clinical psychologist in the Larner College of Medicine, shows that a machine learning algorithm can detect signs of anxiety and depression in the speech patterns of young children, potentially providing a fast and easy way of diagnosing conditions that are difficult to

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