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Thomas Rettig


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CO2 Removal Research

UConn researchers are exploring CO2 removal as a way to foster a healthier environment

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Saving the Sound with History

Eelgrass is a critical habitat for fish, it filters water, and it stabilizes Connecticut's shoreline

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UConn Women’s Basketball: Research & Performance

It takes a team on the court and off to help the UConn Women’s Basketball Team excel

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Science in Seconds: Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids are able to decrease our capacity to process pain in the brain while having less substance use potential than that of opioids

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Bright Lights and Warm Wishes

As we say goodbye to 2022, the road ahead looks open and bright

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Science in Seconds: Oyster Restoration

UConn Marine Science researcher Zofia Baumann has her eyes set on restoring Connecticut’s oyster populations

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A Kitchen for the Community

UConn researchers are studying the importance of food and how to build more just, equitable, and sustainable communities by focusing on a unique facility called the Commercially Licensed Co-operative Kitchen or CLiCK.

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Science in Seconds: Cryptocurrency

The existence of cryptocurrency may date to 2008, but many people still struggle to understand how it gets its value, why they should pay attention, and how to define it for the layman.

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A New Fine Arts Theatre Production Facility

The brand-new Theatre Production Facility will provide students and faculty with needed space to prepare high-tech productions

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Confronting the ‘Insect Apocalypse’

A period of mass extinction threatens insects - and the humans and animals who depend on them