The University of Miami, (UM) was established in 1925 in Coral Gables, Florida. Today, UM has over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UM is noted for the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, College of Engineering and School of Architecture. UM is ranked as a top-tier university and rated in the top 50 of American universities.

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Astronomers inspect open cluster NGC 1348

By analyzing data from various astronomical surveys, astronomers have performed an exhaustive photometric and kinematical study of an open cluster known as NGC 1348. The new research, detailed in a paper published April 2 ...

Understudied mutations have big impact on gene expression

An international team of researchers led by computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have identified 163 variable number tandem repeats (VNTRs) that actively regulate gene expression. In a paper published ...

Predicting mutated gene associated with melanoma

Although risk for melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, is often associated with ultraviolet light exposure, genetic factors are also at play, with some families being more prone to the disease than others.

Painting with semiconductors

AMOLF researchers Lukas Helmbrecht and Wim Noorduin have developed a reactive ink that can be painted on an equally reactive canvas. The ink reacts with the material on the canvas to become a semiconductor that emits colored ...

Upward lightning takes its cue from nearby lightning events

In the chaos of a thunderstorm, upward moving lightning occasionally springs from the tops of tall structures. Scientists don't fully understand how upward lightning is triggered; it is likely a combination of multiple environmental ...

New study: Thick sea-ice warms Greenland fjords

A new study led by Stockholm University Assistant Professor Christian Stranne shows that thick sea ice outside the fjords can actually increase the sensitivity of Greenlandic fjords to warming. Stranne and a team of researchers ...

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