Research & Discovery
Students’ Device Helps People Take Meds as Prescribed
Two undergraduates have developed a device that 'parrots' prescription instructions to help people in developing countries take their medications.
Friends’ Character Insights Contain Clues to Longevity
Researchers have found a clear link between longevity and personality based on character assessments by friends.
Plants Aren’t in Lockstep When Responding to Environmental Changes
A UConn study shows that trait diversity in plants may result from individual responses to the environment, rather than – as is often assumed – being uniform across species.
Smartphone App Could Change How Depression is Diagnosed
The app, developed by UConn researchers, collects data on behavior signs that indicate depression.
Children and Energy Drinks: A Growing Public Health Crisis
A new study shows that highly-caffeinated, often sugar-laden energy drinks can harm children and adolescents, and supports calls for restrictions.
Realistic Gun Controllers in Video Games Foster Aggressive Thoughts
Players who used a gun controller also found the game more realistic, and felt more engaged, according to a new UConn study.