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.