Colin Poitras

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Free Markets Improved More Lives Than Anything Ever


Nearly half of Americans now have high blood pressure, based on new guidelines


‘Comfort Woman’ Memorial Statues, A Thorn In Japan’s Side, Now Sit On Korean Buses


How the early bird combats climate change


How Good Is Good Cholesterol?

Sports Illustrated

How Would UConn Huskies Head Coach Geno Auriemma Handle a White House Invitation?


Elephants Deserve Legal ‘Personhood,’ New Lawsuit Argues in Connecticut

The Washington Post

UConn joins student leaders challenging politicians to combat hate

Jazz Times

The Tools of Engagement: Attracting New Audiences

Siddharth Rawat, left, a Ph.D. student, and Bahram Javidi, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering, operate a prototype device to examine blood samples for diseases at the Information Technologies Engineering Building (ITE) on Sept. 28, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Portable Microscope Makes Field Diagnosis Possible

A portable holographic field microscope developed by UConn optical engineers offers medical professionals a fast and reliable tool for the identification of diseased cells.