Going, Going, Gone: A Fish Tale
Mark Urban's research on a key species of fish in the Arctic is a wake-up call that environmental policies need to change.
How Monkey Flowers Attract Both Birds and Bees
UConn researchers have identified a gene that's responsible for the colors and patterns attracting different pollinators to different species.
Colorful Pigment Plays Role in Combating Liver Disease
A pigment that gives shrimp and flamingoes their color may help control and prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
How the Human Brain Reads – In Any Language
UConn researchers find that what happens inside the human brain when reading is the same, no matter what the language or script.
Brain-Imaging Technology Reveals Hidden Emotions
UConn's new fMRI scanner shows that areas of the brain literally ‘light up’ when people respond to emotional cues.
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria May Have Met Their Match
UConn researchers have identified a sentinel protein that helps explain why some antibiotics don’t work.
Activity on Seafloor Linked to Icy Ebb and Flow on Surface
Hydrothermal activity along mid-ocean ridges helps explain why ice ages come and go, according to a UConn marine scientist.
UConn Creates a Safe Path for Salamanders to Cross the Road
UConn environmental engineers, planners, and ecologists have made provisions for more than just vehicular traffic during construction of the North Hillside Road extension.
Hiding in Plain Sight: Camouflage in Open Ocean Fish
A new study of how open ocean fish use polarized light waves shows there’s more to camouflage than meets the eye.