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  • Colin Studds on WYPR's On The Record

    Discussing how Climate Change Affects Seasonal Rhythms
    This article was first published here and was written by Sarah Hansen. February 2017 in Baltimore was 8.5 degrees warmer than average, and 1 degree warmer than an average March. The...
    Posted: March 29, 2017 11:47 AM
  • A New Wrinkle in the Role of Clouds in Climate Change

    UMBC’s JCET researchers discover new complexities
    This article was first published here  and was written by Sarah Hansen. Clouds continue to be one of the greatest sources of uncertainty in climate change models. At night, clouds keep Earth...
    Posted: March 29, 2017 11:40 AM
  • Dawn Biehler Spotlights Link Between Urban Pests and Housing

    This article was first published here  and was written by Max Cole. The last year has brought increased attention to mosquito-borne diseases, including the Zika virus, West Nile virus, and...
    Posted: March 29, 2017 11:29 AM
  • Core Facilities expanding at UMBC and local start-ups

    Offering Imaging and Analysis services
    This article was originally published here and written by Sarah Hansen. Dean Bill LaCourse, of the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (CNMS), has been working for 20 years to build...
    Posted: March 28, 2017 4:19 PM
  • Michael Lane wins $40,000 in grants

    Conducting Fieldwork in central Greece
    This article was originally published here and written by Max Cole. Michael Lane, an assistant professor of ancient studies, has been awarded $40,000 in grants from the Institute of Aegean...
    Posted: March 28, 2017 4:10 PM
  • Lisa Moren Developing Augmented Reality App

    Received a $70,000 award from Saul Zaents Innovation Fund
    This article was first published here and was written by Catherine Borg. Lisa Moren, professor of visual arts, has received a production fund award from the from Johns Hopkins University’s Saul...
    Posted: March 28, 2017 3:47 PM
  • Revealing the Power of Computer Models in Disease Treatment

    Assistant Professor Daniel Lobo’s latest scientific paper
    This article was first published  here  and was written by Sarah Hansen. Daniel Lobo has a knack for using artificial intelligence to solve biological puzzles, and his latest scientific paper is...
    Posted: February 23, 2017 8:04 PM
  • UMBC Biologists Explain a Charming Avian Visitor to Maryland

    And how citizens can contribute to science
    This article was first published here and was written by Sarah Hansen. The charismatic Red-breasted Nuthatch usually makes its home in Canadian forests, but this year it’s been spotted in large...
    Posted: February 23, 2017 7:51 PM
  • SmallSat Revolution Explained

    Physicist Vanderlei Martins on the rise of tiny spacecraft
    This article was first published here and was written by Sarah Hansen. Right now, almost 500 SmallSats—spacecraft from the size of a refrigerator to a golf ball—are orbiting 200 miles above...
    Posted: February 23, 2017 7:39 PM
  • Cybersecurity experts on securing the president’s smartphone

    Avoiding Cyber Fatigue
    This article was originally published here and written by Megan Hanks. With a new administration in the White House, securing the president’s smartphone is a national security priority, but...
    Posted: February 23, 2017 5:39 PM