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.
Science In Seconds: The Wonders of Walnuts
UConn Health researchers are investigating the wonders of walnuts - how they improve colonic health and may help prevent cancer
Science in Seconds: Cannabinoids
Cannabinoids are able to decrease our capacity to process pain in the brain while having less substance use potential than that of opioids
Science in Seconds: Oyster Restoration
UConn Marine Science researcher Zofia Baumann has her eyes set on restoring Connecticut’s oyster populations
Science in Seconds: Attention-Grabbing Brain Research
UConn Health neuroscientist Timothy Spellman is focusing his attention on “attention”
Science in Seconds: Exertional Heat Stroke
What happens when the human body gets too hot? And what can you do if someone gets too hot? Douglas Casa, professor of kinesiology and chief executive officer of UConn’s Korey Stringer Institute explains.
Science In Seconds: What We Can Learn from Zebrafish
UConn Health's Jean-Denis Beaudoin is studying the earliest stages of zebrafish development to better understand how defects and diseases develop in humans
Science in Seconds: Cryptocurrency
The existence of cryptocurrency may date to 2008, but many people still struggle to understand how it gets its value, why they should pay attention, and how to define it for the layman.
Science in Seconds: Our Immunity vs E. coli
A UConn Health immunology researcher is focusing on the interaction between our immune system and E. coli to better understand it and develop new treatments against this potentially deadly disease.
Science in Seconds: Healthy Aging
Getting a broad picture of how aging affects the whole body, and how older adults can be healthier for longer
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.