Research & Discovery

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Much Ado About Waste: Meet UConn Environmental Economist Jackson Somers

One community's trash is a UConn researcher's treasure

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Marine Sciences Professor Craig Tobias Hired as NERR Director

Marine Science professor applies expertise in coastal ecosystems and biogeochemistry to one of the East Coast’s critical habitats

A group of UConn Nursing students hold up red paper hearts for Heart Health Awareness Month.

Heart Health Research Thrives in School of Nursing

UConn’s School of Nursing faculty and students are addressing heart health from many perspectives

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Cicadas Visualized as Never Before Thanks to Inventive Collaboration

UConn is now home to some of the most detailed visualizations of cicadas available

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UConn Health: Putting Top Research into Medical Practice

UConn leadership, medical faculty present groundbreaking research techniques and innovations to legislative committee

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Are ChatGPT Exercise Recommendations Just What the Doctor Ordered?

According to a new study, ChatGPT’s output provided only 41% of the content expected in a gold-standard exercise recommendation

Yangchao Luo of the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources works in a laboratory in the Advanced Technology Laboratory

An Environmentally Friendly Way to Turn Seafood Waste into Value-added Products

'We are hoping we can turn this trash into a treasure'

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Pandemic Journaling Project Archive Opens for Research

A repository of data detailing the personal experiences of more than 1,800 people living during the COVID-19 pandemic is available to researchers for the first time

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The Many Lives of the UConn Forest

The UConn Forest consists of 2,100 acres of living laboratory and a natural classroom supporting academic, research, sustainability, and outreach programs

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Revolutionizing the Cell Mapping Process

UConn Assistant Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology Linnaea Ostroff takes an alternate approach to imaging multiple molecules in tissue samples, a process known as multiplexing