Working Toward Sustainable Solutions
Introducing a new series about UConn environmental research, vice provost John Volin says the political focus on climate change often overshadows important issues of environment and sustainability.
UConn Relies on Robots at Milking Time
New technology milks UConn's cows on demand around the clock, generating research data and another outcome. They are generally quiet and spend a lot of the time lying down relaxing.
Probiotics Effective in Keeping Cantaloupes Safe to Eat
The bumpy, net-like cantaloupe rind provides hiding places for bacteria. Chlorine does not entirely kill it. Probiotics may do the job, according to new UConn research.
UConn Researcher Weighs in on USDA and GMOs
Plant science researcher Yi Li weighs in on USDA's recent statement on GMOs, and describes a new technique his team developed that uses gene-editing technology without introducing foreign genes, so the end-product is considered non-GMO.
A New Approach to Social Resilience – Through Landscape Architecture
A project led by graduate student Tao Wu aims to integrate refugees into the local community, while developing resources they can use.
A Hands-on Approach to Learning Physics
Take a peek inside a newly renovated physics classroom where students are learning concepts through hands-on activities integrated into lectures.