University of Connecticut

Study Shows Not Everyone Has the Same Reaction to Salt

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some individuals may find a recent push by the federal government to reduce salt in processed foods hard to swallow. That's not because those individuals simply enjoy the salty taste of certain ...

Jun 14, 2010
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'Arms Race' Targets MRSA

(PhysOrg.com) -- Amy Anderson and Dennis Wright, both associate professors of medicinal chemistry in the School of Pharmacy, are fighting a small, but potent enemy - methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, ...

Apr 28, 2010
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Understanding the Bacterium that Causes Syphilis

(PhysOrg.com) -- An article published in this week’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences goes a long way toward improving understanding of the bacterium that causes syphilis and may lead to novel therapeutic approa ...

Apr 15, 2010
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Using Stem Cells to Study Alcohol Dependence

(PhysOrg.com) -- An estimated 14 million Americans - one in eight - are addicted to alcohol or will develop an alcohol use disorder. Yet despite the very high personal and economic costs, the vast majority ...

Apr 12, 2010
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Picturing the Proton

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two theoretical physicists in the College of Liberal Art and Sciences and their colleagues are eager for the results of an experiment scheduled next fall at the new Large Hadron Collider (LHC) ...

Mar 31, 2010
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