University of Connecticut

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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The Dynamics of Forest Canopy Motion

(PhysOrg.com) -- While it’s well known that wind causes trees to sway, it’s less widely recognized that the movement of the trees in turn affects the wind. Mark Rudnicki, an assistant professor in the ...

Jan 29, 2010
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