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Solar-Powered Devices

UMD Researchers Work to Mitigate Water Scarcity Crisis with Solar-Powered Devices...

Engineers at the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering have created a novel technological solution to the pressing global challenge of water...
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UMD-Led Research Predicts Dangerous Blood Pressure Drops in ICU Patients

A research team, composed of engineers from the University of Maryland (UMD) and physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, has found that patients...
battery

UMD Engineers Invent the First Bio-Compatible, Ion Current Battery

Engineers at the University of Maryland have invented an entirely new kind of battery. It is bio-compatible because it produces the same kind of...
malaria

Mosquito-killing Fungi Engineered with Spider and Scorpion Toxins Could Help Fight...

Malaria kills nearly half a million people every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In some of the hardest-hit areas in sub-Saharan...
worms

UMD-Led Research in Bloodless Worms Reveals How Organs Communicate their Status...

Scientists at the University of Maryland and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have identified for the first time a signaling system by which...
Antioxidant

Common Antioxidant Could Slow Symptoms of Aging in Human Skin

New work from the University of Maryland suggests that a common, inexpensive and safe chemical could slow the aging of human skin. UMD researchers...
anti aging

UMD Invention Creates Streamlined Platform for Testing Effectiveness of Anti-Aging Cosmetics

A casual stroll through the cosmetics department of the nearest convenience store reveals an overwhelming plethora of skin care products marketed to reverse or...
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UMD Invention Tackles Remote Wireless Power Delivery

As our personal collections of electronic devices grow, so does the demand for available wall outlets and the unsightly—and potentially dangerous—tangle of power cords. What...
time crystals

Researchers Create ‘Time Crystals’ Envisioned by Princeton Scientists

Time crystals may sound like something from science fiction, having more to do with time travel or Dr. Who. These strange materials — in...
Schizophrenia

University of Maryland Blood Test Offers Potential Aid in Schizophrenia Diagnosis

Researchers from the University of Maryland College Park (UMD) and Baltimore (UMB) campuses have developed a blood test that could help doctors more quickly...
cyclocopter

Tiny Drones, Big Questions

For researchers building what could be the world’s smallest cyclocopter — a drone powered by two spinning paddle-
wheel-like cyclorotors — every gram counts. The...
Climate Change

It’s More than Just Climate Change

A new scientific paper by a University of Maryland-led international team of distinguished scientists, including five members of the National Academies, argues that there...
cancervideo

Artificial Intelligence Uncovers New Insight into Biophysics of Cancer

Scientists from Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences, the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County have used...
matter

Scientists Unveil New Form of Matter: Time Crystals

To most people, crystals mean diamond bling, semiprecious gems or perhaps the jagged amethyst or quartz crystals beloved by collectors.To Norman Yao, these inert...
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UMD Research Uncovers Reason for Growing Pest Damage in Genetically Protected...

A UMD-led study provides new evidence of a decline in the effectiveness of genetically engineered traits widely used to protect corn crops from insects....
Congenital Heart Disease

First U.S. Babies Treated in Unique Study of Adult Stem Cell...

In a first-in-children randomized clinical study, medical researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) and the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute...
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UMD Researchers Find Ultra-thin Solution to Primary Obstacle in Solid-State Battery...

A team of researchers at the University of Maryland Energy Research Center and A. James Clark School of Engineering have announced a transformative development...
Cosmic Gravity

Atomic Beltway Could Solve Problems of Cosmic Gravity

When is a traffic jam not a traffic jam? When it's a quantum traffic jam, of course. Only in quantum physics can traffic be...
Wheat Disease

Plant Scientists Identify Gene to Combat Crippling Wheat Disease

A major breakthrough in the cloning of a resistance gene to eliminate wheat scab -- a widespread disease responsible for drastic reductions in crop...
Evaporative Stress Index

UMD Scientists Help Develop New Drought Early Warning Tool

Farmers, ranchers, and water resource managers in North America will have more time to prepare for potentially damaging drought conditions thanks to a new...