Research & Discovery

Seaweed: The New Trend in Water Purification

A UConn biologist is turning his enthusiasm for seaweed into a new system for cleaning up waterways.

Veronica Makowsky, A writer's writer

A Writer’s Writer

Valerie Martin's prizewinning novels are compelling but not comforting, says an English professor.

Ten UConn Researchers Receive State Stem Cell Funding

One of the awards will fund preclinical trials at a new start-up company based at the Health Center.

Coping with Climate Change

Connecticut's cities and towns are taking up the challenges of climate change at a local level.

Holding Countries Accountable

A UConn economist is evaluating nations' fulfillment of economic and social rights.

Crawford (Tim) Elder, professor of philosophy, CLAS

If You’re Reading This, Are You Real?

In his new book, a UConn philosophy professor wrestles with the age-old problem of what is real.

New Technology Aims for Early Detection

A Small Business Innovation research grant helps open doors to new diagnostic technology for researcher Michael Lynes, professor of molecular and cell biology, and his associates.

A Better Way to Photo Gray

UConn researchers have developed a new technology to make instant color-change lenses.

Why Fireflies Blink in Synch

A UConn researcher has developed a theory to explain why fireflies flash in unison.

Glowing Squid Thrive in Symbiotic Relationship

Glowing squid help scientists learn about the immune system. They look neat, too.