Study: Yoga Breathing and Relaxation Lower Blood Pressure
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Stopping the Resistance of Cancer Cells to Treatment
UConn researchers have discovered molecules that could make cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy.