Research & Discovery
Migratory Birds Help Spread Plant Species: UConn Study
A new study by UConn researchers demonstrates how some plants travel between the hemispheres on the wings of migratory birds.
Embryonic Stem Cells Offer Treatment Promise for Multiple Sclerosis
Scientists in UConn's Technology Incubation Program have identified a novel approach to treating multiple sclerosis using human embryonic stem cells.
Students Design Artificial Kidney with 3-D Printing
Senior engineering students worked with Professor Anson Ma and a commercial 3-D technology company to design an artificial kidney.
Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology Symposium
UConn Health’s federally-funded grant to train people for careers in Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology (SCOB) research sponsored its annual capstone symposium last month. Seventeen trainees presented their research findings on topics including how bone, cartilage and teeth develop; genetics; biomechanics/biomaterials; and regeneration of diseased or damaged tissues. Linda Strausbaugh, professor of molecular and cell […]
Improving the Security of Nanoscale Computer Devices
UConn will lead a $7.5 million research effort, along with University of Maryland and Rice University scientists.
Three Graduate Students Earn NSF Research Fellowships
The three, all first-year Ph.D. candidates in CLAS, were selected from among 14,000 applicants.