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Research News 2014

  • 'Different ways of being sexy' could help create new animal

    Since Charles Darwin wrote "The Origin of Species" more than 150 years ago, it's been known that nature's selection creates some species and ends others. But researchers at the University of...
    Posted: August 25, 2014 1:17 PM
  • On the Road to Plutopia

    November 15, 2014 A few years ago, historian  Kate Brown  spent several weeks in a tiny cottage in an obscure corner of Russia’s Ural Mountains. She was studying the...
    Posted: August 25, 2014 12:45 PM
  • Create and Collaborate

    July 15, 2014 Stephen Bradley , an associate professor of visual arts, and  Nicole King , an assistant professor of American Studies, engage the...
    Posted: August 25, 2014 12:41 PM
  • Burgeoning Bioinformatics

    July 15, 2014 There are no test tubes, petri dishes or microscopes in  Ivan Erill’s  research lab. No chemical cabinets or safety goggles. Indeed, the room in the...
    Posted: August 25, 2014 12:39 PM
  • Windfall Prophets

    Both this summer and last summer, UMBC scientists, using a remote sensing technology called LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), have been helping the state of Maryland in wind resource assessment...
    Posted: August 25, 2014 12:35 PM
  • New NSF and TEDCO Grant

    UMBC Professors  Nilanjan Banerjee  and  Ryan Robucci  have been awarded an NSF grant from the NSF-NIH Smart and Connected Health program. The total sum is $650,000 over 3...
    Posted: August 19, 2014 8:52 PM
  • Street to Stream

    Clarksburg, Maryland is a small, unincorporated area in northern Montgomery County. Last spring, the Montgomery County Council made the decision to limit new development in Clarksburg’s Ten Mile...
    Posted: August 11, 2014 9:34 PM
  • Farming The Bluefin Tuna

    In a windowless laboratory in downtown Baltimore, some tiny, translucent fish larvae are swimming about in glass-walled tanks. They are infant bluefin tuna. Scientists in this laboratory...
    Posted: July 31, 2014 1:48 AM
  • New Hope for People Living with Paralysis

    July 16, 2014 Nilanjan Banerjee, computer science and electrical engineering, discusses his work developing textile based capacitive sensors that can capture subtle motions and...
    Posted: July 23, 2014 2:35 PM
  • Lorraine Remer recognized as Highly Cited Researcher

    July 3, 2014 Dr. Lorraine Remer, a Research Professor in Physics working at the Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center has been...
    Posted: July 23, 2014 2:35 PM