Research & Discovery

UConn Reactor Uses More Efficient Process to Make Biodiesel Fuel

The reactor provides training for students in biodiesel technology.

Study: Connecticut’s Spending on Public Services Low Compared with Other States

A UConn economist says only three states spend a smaller percentage on public services.

Personality and Public Policy: The Connection

A new study says the surge in Iraq illustrates how an individual’s personality can affect history.

Using Stem Cells to Regrow Muscle and Bone

UConn research could ultimately help patients with degenerative diseases and wounded soldiers.

Fulbright Exchange Brings Overseas Scholars to UConn

Visiting Fulbright Scholars work with UConn faculty in a mutually beneficial academic collaboration.

Measuring Yoga’s Effectiveness

A UConn psychology professor is conducting research on the effectiveness of different forms of yoga.

UConn Researchers Say State is Adding Jobs, But Wrong Kind

A recent report calls for policy changes to focus on jobs that will lead to greater economic growth.

State Grants Pay Off With Key Yale, UConn Stem Cell Finding

A key gene in the development of stem cells has been shown to enhance their growth and survival too.

Hemp Produces Viable Biodiesel, UConn Study Finds

Industrial hemp, which grows in infertile soils, is a potential source of sustainable diesel fuel.

Recovery from Autism

A UConn expert says early intervention can help some children recover from autism.