Science & Health
May 18, 2015
Mountain Shape Affects Species’ Response to Climate Change
A new study by researchers at UConn and Princeton turns our idea of what mountains look like literally upside-down, with consequences for species extinctions.
May 14, 2015
Walking with Angelman, From the Cellular to the Human
Researcher Stormy Chamberlain studies the genetic basis of brain disorders, but she never forgets the families who have a personal stake in her work.
May 14, 2015
Relax. Your Aging Brain is Just Behaving Normally
A UConn communication professor was part of a national research panel that found those occasional memory lapses are probably not cause for concern.
May 13, 2015
Rudd Center Study Finds Support For Obesity Designation as Disease
The Center’s opinion survey is the first since the American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease in 2013.
May 12, 2015
When Extra X Chromosome Won’t Stay Silent, Rogue RNA May Be to Blame
Researchers have discovered how the second X chromosome in females, normally silenced, sometimes reactivates in stem cells.
April 30, 2015
Regions at Greatest Risk for Species Extinction the Least Studied
Most previous studies have centered on North America and Europe, whereas South America, Australia, and New Zealand are at greatest risk for species loss.