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Tapping into the Way Cells Communicate

June 24, 2019

For the first time, scientists can record cells communicating in real time, opening the floodgates for new developments in cell therapy and other areas within cell biology.

Study: Yoga Breathing and Relaxation Lower Blood Pressure

June 19, 2019

Yoga practice that emphasizes mental relaxation and breathing can have as much of a beneficial impact on high blood pressure as aerobic exercise, according to research by a UConn postdoc.

LGBTQ Teens Face High Rate of Weight-Based Bullying

February 7, 2019

As many as 44 percent of LGBTQ teens report weight-based bullying from both peers and family members, says a new UConn study.

A Microscope as a Shovel? UConn Researchers Dig It

January 28, 2019

Using a familiar tool in a way it was never intended to be used opens up a whole new method to explore materials, report UConn researchers in a recent study.

More Data, Lower Cost – DIY Electronics Tackle Global Change

January 17, 2019

UConn researchers developed low-cost environmental sensor units to facilitate the collection of fine-scale data. Now they’re making them available to others.

Climate Change: It (Doesn’t Have to Be) What’s for Dinner

January 3, 2019

Reducing your greenhouse gas emissions can be as easy as changing the types of food you buy and eat, according to a recent study led by UConn researchers.

Op-ed: Mexico Wants Internet for All. That Could Reduce Poverty

November 26, 2018

The roughly 50 million people who remain offline are also generally the country’s poorest residents, writes Jack J. Barry of UConn political science.

At School Lunch, Healthier Options are Overlooked When Juice is Available

November 15, 2018

Milk, fruit, and water sales decline when a less healthy option – juice – is served through the National School Lunch program, says a new UConn Rudd Center study.

Cell Death Protein also Damps Inflammation

October 1, 2018

A new study by UConn Health researchers shows how the body keeps inflammation in check, making double use of a protein previously thought to be responsible only for cell death.

Stopping the Resistance of Cancer Cells to Treatment

September 24, 2018

UConn researchers have discovered molecules that could make cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy.

When More Bone-making Cells Equal Less Bone

September 7, 2018

Researchers at UConn Health have shown how a mutated gene causes excess bone resorption in a rare bone disease known as Lehman Syndrome.