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Science in Seconds

Got a minute? Catch up on the latest research happening at UConn. In laboratories, in hospital rooms, and in the field, researchers are gathering data to answer critical questions facing our global community.

Physiology and neurobiology assistant professor-in-residence Geoffrey Tanner explains to a class that the physical characteristics of both substances vary, based on how fast a force is applied on them. (Bret Eckhardt/UConn Photo)

How Silly Putty is Like Bone

A physiology and neurobiology professor explains that the physical characteristics of both substances vary, based on how fast a force is applied on them.

Using brain scans and a 3-D printer, a UConn team made a life-size model of the arteries surgeons must navigate to pull blood clots from stroke victims. (Elizabeth Caron/UConn Photo)

Science in Seconds: UConn Health’s 3-D Print-out of Brain

Using brain scans and a 3-D printer, a UConn team made a life-size model of the arteries surgeons must navigate to pull blood clots from stroke victims.

Rudd Center researcher Jennifer Harris says reducing children’s consumption of nutritionally poor fast food will require much more than just not listing unhealthy items on the menu. (Bret Eckhardt/UConn Photo)

Fast-Food Restaurants Not Promoting Healthy Kids’ Meal Options

Breaking News: Yesterday, McDonald's announced it is making Happy Meals healthier, a move advocated by UConn's Rudd Center.

Fighting Tick-Borne Diseases on Multiple Fronts

UConn is on the front line in the fight to control the spread of tick-borne diseases. At the state testing lab on campus, UConn scientists are tracking established and emerging diseases carried by ticks from around the country.