University of Connecticut

Global warming: The conversation we need to have

We all know the earth's climate is changing. The effects are inescapable no matter where we live. Here in New England, some changes are subtle (more humidity, consistently warmer nights), dramatic (more intense ...

dateJan 15, 2014 in Environment
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Researchers gather for stem cell retreat

Scientists from across the state are gathering for a retreat at the Health Center today to present their latest findings in the field of stem cell research. Among those making presentations include researchers from UConn, ...

dateNov 08, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Boosting crop yields in Australia

Andrew Hansen grows wheat, barley, canola, and oats on his farm at Coomandook in South Australia, where his family has farmed the land for more than 60 years. But now the family's way of life is threatened.

dateJul 18, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Faster, better, safer jet engines

From Igor Sikorsky's first American helicopter to Pratt & Whitney's latest engine for the nation's new Joint Strike Fighter jet, Connecticut has a proud history of aviation science innovation.

dateJul 17, 2013 in Engineering
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