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MIL-OSI USA: Favoring Female Flowers in Hemp Horticulture

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, Technology, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Women in STEM  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Favoring Female Flowers in Hemp Horticulture

Source: US State of Connecticut A UConn plant science professor working with hemp plants has developed a way to maximize the production of female flowers, which produce significantly higher quantities of cannabinoids than male flowers. Cannabis sativa (commonly called hemp) is continuing to make news, as the therapeutic importance of compounds produced by the plant […]

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MIL-OSI USA: New Dean Named to College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, AM-NC, america, Americas, Campus Life, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, Fisheries, Health, India, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, The University, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: New Dean Named to College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources

Source: US State of Connecticut Indrajeet Chaubey, formerly of Purdue University, has been named dean of the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources. Indrajeet Chaubey, who has enjoyed a distinguished career in teaching, research, and administration, has been named the new dean of UConn’s College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources. He will also […]

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MIL-OSI USA: The Fight for Physical Literacy

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, Budget, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Community Impact, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Health, Humanities & Social Sciences, KB, kinesiology, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Research, social sciences, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: The Fight for Physical Literacy

Source: US State of Connecticut Spend any amount of time around kids and it quickly becomes evident that they need to move. Running, jumping, and dancing are not just outlets for the limitless childhood energy we wish we could bottle up and use as adults – they are another form of literacy, says Lindsay DiStefano, […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Connecticut’s Marshes: Past, Present, and Uncertain Future

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, AM-NC, america, Americas, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Crude, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Fisheries, Gas, Health, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Oil, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Connecticut’s Marshes: Past, Present, and Uncertain Future

A troubling report issued recently by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change states that Earth is just two decades away from disastrously high levels of carbon in the atmosphere. As we approach those levels, there has been an increased focus on developing and using technology to sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Yet nature already has […]

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MIL-OSI USA: At School Lunch, Healthier Options are Overlooked When Juice is Available

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Graduate School, Hartford Campus, Health, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, postdoctoral fellows, Public Policy, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: At School Lunch, Healthier Options are Overlooked When Juice is Available

Source: US State of Connecticut High school students are less likely to opt for milk, whole fruit, or water when fruit juice is available as part of the school lunch program, which may decrease the nutritional value of what they are consuming, according to a new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and […]

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MIL-OSI USA: 5 Takeaways on Exercise Guidelines by Age

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Community Impact, CTF, DJF, English, Health, KB, kinesiology, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Research, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: 5 Takeaways on Exercise Guidelines by Age

Several years ago, the University of Connecticut’s Linda Pescatello, and 16 other top researchers throughout the nation, agreed to review and expand existing physical activity guidelines for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The resulting second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans updates the 2008 edition. The guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations for adults and […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Move More, Sit Less – Great Advice, But How Can We Make Time for Exercise?

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, Banking and Finance, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, CTF, DJF, English, exercise, Fisheries, Health, KB, kinesiology, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Technology, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Move More, Sit Less – Great Advice, But How Can We Make Time for Exercise?

Editor’s Note: Linda Pescatello, UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology, served on the 17-member committee that produced the new guidelines. It’s that time again. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services just released a new edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. That sound you hear is Americans collectively sighing. Let’s be […]

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