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batteries

Advance Could Yield Safer, Longer-Range Electric Car Batteries

A team of researchers from the University of Maryland, the Army Research Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory (U.S. Department of Energy) has published findings...
Germ Cell

UMD Study Uncovers Germ Cell Findings with Implications for Disease Research

A UMD-led, multi-institution team of researchers has discovered new mechanisms that dictate the development of germline cells — precursor stem cells that become either...
Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation instrument

UMD, NASA to Launch GEDI to Study Forest Changes on Earth

A University of Maryland-led project, the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation instrument (GEDI), is undergoing final integration and testing this spring and summer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight...
Zinc Battery

UMD Researchers Revive Old Chemistry to Create Safer Zinc Battery

A team of researchers from the  University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering have created a water-based zinc battery that is simultaneously...
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UMD Researcher Uncovers Lyme Disease Protein Used to Outsmart the Human...

A University of Maryland (UMD) researcher has uncovered information on how the bacteria that causes Lyme disease persists in the body and fights early,...
Facial Verification

UMD Researchers Tackle Facial Verification Software Head On

In the past decade, it seems that facial recognition software has begun to show up everywhere that there is technology. Crime dramas laud face...
Multi-Compartment Capsule

Biomimetic Multi-Compartment Capsule Invention May Help Scientists Understand the Origins of...

For centuries the origin of life has fascinated great minds in art, literature, and science who have brought us masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s "The...
Catheters

UMD Researchers Addressing Urinary Tract Infections by Developing Device for Detection...

According to a 2015 report(link is external) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most commonly reported healthcare-associated...
Charging Interface

UMD Researchers Reinvent Charging Interface for Electric Cars

Electric vehicles have steadily gained popularity over the past few years, with a record-breaking 200,000 sold in the United States and over 1.2 million...
Mechanical Properties of Cells

UMD Researchers Shed Light on Mechanical Properties of Cells

We know that cells are the building blocks of life, and we know about the parts of a cell that make it work, but...
oxidative stress

UMD Researchers Revolutionize Oxidative Stress Diagnostics

A phenomenon called oxidative stress is thought to be linked to a number of diseases including cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s, and schizophrenia, among others, but...
wetlands

UMD Researcher Invents New Tool for Identifying and Assessing Wetlands

Wetlands are among the most diverse ecosystems in the world, providing homes for a vast variety of plants and animals and playing other important...
Strawberry Production

UMD Researchers Find Gene that May Greatly Increase Strawberry Production

Researchers at the University of Maryland have identified and isolated a gene that is directly involved in the way strawberry plants grow, spread and...
cancer

UMD Researchers Develop Breakthrough Technique to Combat Cancer Drug Resistance

The ability for cancer cells to develop resistance to chemotherapy drugs – known as multidrug resistance – remains a leading cause for tumor recurrence...
super wood

UMD Researchers Create Super Wood Stronger Than Most Metals

Engineers at the University of Maryland have found a way to make wood more than ten times times stronger and tougher than before, creating...
water treatment

UMD Researcher Develops Innovative Water Treatment System to Clean and Sustain...

The University of Maryland, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Transportation Port Administration (MDOT MPA) and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) of the U.S....
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Flu May Be Spread Just by Breathing, New UMD-Led Study Shows

It is easier to spread the influenza virus (flu) than previously thought, according to a new University of Maryland-led study. People commonly believe that...
Maternal Deaths

As U.S. Maternal Deaths Rise, UMD Research Underscores Impact of Flawed...

New research from the University of Maryland Population Research Center(MPRC), published in Birth, investigates the rapidly increasing rate of maternal mortality—the death of a...
Winter road salt

Winter Road Salt, Fertilizers Turning North American Waterways Increasingly Saltier

Across North America, streams and rivers are becoming saltier, thanks to road deicers, fertilizers and other salty compounds that humans indirectly release into waterways....
T cells

UMD’s IBBR Awarded NIH Grant to Investigate Body’s T-cell Mechanism of...

A new research initiative by the University of Maryland's Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) and the University of Pittsburgh could help uncover...