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Bone marrow stem cells. (Getty Images)

Tapping into the Way Cells Communicate

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.

Serene woman meditating in yoga class. (Getty Images)

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.

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

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.

Bryan Huey’s lab used the tip of an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) as a chisel to scrape away the surface of bismuth ferrite and map the electric landscape of the interior. (Image courtesy of the Huey Lab)

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.

Stacks of Environmental Microcontroller Units (EMUs) that were developed by UConn researchers to facilitate the collection of fine-scale data. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

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.

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. (Bret Eckhardt/UConn Photo)

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.

In Mexicali, Mexico, a migrant uses his cellphone. (Photo by Luis Boza/VIEWPress/Corbis via Getty Images)

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.

High school lunch. (Steve Debenport/Getty Images)

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.

The DNA receptor (green) is bound to DNA (blue) inside immune cells (macrophages) (cell membrane colored pink) during infection. (Image courtesy of the Rathinam Lab)

Cell Death Protein also Damps Inflammation

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.

Dividing fibrosarcoma cells. Colored scanning electron micrograph of fibrosarcoma (fibroblastic sarcoma) cells in the late telophase stage of mitosis. The cells are covered in many filopodia. Fibrosarcoma is a malignant tumour derived from fibrous connective tissue of the bone and characterized by immature proliferating fibroblasts or undifferentiated anaplastic spindle cells. (Getty Images)

Stopping the Resistance of Cancer Cells to Treatment

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