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asteroid sample retrieval
2014-10-23 04:28:31

For NASA, manned missions to Mars and other deep-space destinations remain an essential goal. However, a new study reveals that researchers are only beginning to understand and characterize the radiation hazards such missions would encounter.

New England cottontail
2014-07-25 03:00:21

Scientists use DNA analysis to prevent extinction of only native rabbit in New Hampshire and Maine - The endangered New England cottontail.

2014-05-27 15:50:30

When it comes to the factors that can send low-income rural families into a downward spiral, health issues and relationship changes appear to be major trigger events.

Horseshoe Crab Behavior Impacted By Biomedical Bleeding
2014-02-26 06:56:44

New research indicates that collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes causes short-term changes in their behavior and physiology that could exacerbate the crabs’ population decline in parts of the east coast.

Memories Made By The Age Of 25 Will Most Likely Be Your Best Ever
2014-02-20 04:43:53

Bad news for those of us over the age of 25: a new study from the University of New Hampshire and the University of Aarhus suggests most people will have already made the most important memories of their lives by then.

2013-12-12 11:37:01

A new book by Murray Straus, founder and co-director of the Family Research Lab and professor emeritus of sociology at the University of New Hampshire, brings together more than four decades of research that makes the definitive case against spanking, including how it slows cognitive development and increases antisocial and criminal behavior.

Radiation Hazards Of Deep Space Travel Quantified By Researchers
2013-11-19 09:06:48

Comprehensive findings on space-based radiation as measured by a UNH-led detector aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) provide critical information on the radiation hazards that will be faced by astronauts on extended missions into deep space.

Dwarfism In Mammals Also Occurred During Second Warming Period
2013-11-03 05:03:03

While scientists have known for several years that some mammals became smaller during a period of warming known as the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, researchers have found a second instance of mammalian “dwarfing” attributable to increasing temperatures.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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