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E-cigarettes ‘Potentially as Harmful as Tobacco Cigarettes’

By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Economics, English, Environment, Graduate School, Health, Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, postdoctoral fellows, Research, Science, Security, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on E-cigarettes ‘Potentially as Harmful as Tobacco Cigarettes’

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: E-cigarettes ‘Potentially as Harmful as Tobacco Cigarettes’ A study by chemists at the University of Connecticut offers new evidence that electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes are potentially as harmful as tobacco cigarettes.Using a new low-cost, 3-D printed testing device, UConn researchers found that e-cigarettes loaded with […]

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Race and Gender Affect Response to Weight Stigma

By   /  June 9, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Diversity, Economics, English, Graduate School, Health, Humanities & Social Sciences, Intelligence, MIL OSI, obesity research, Open Source Intel, postdoctoral fellows, Research, Security, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on Race and Gender Affect Response to Weight Stigma

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: Race and Gender Affect Response to Weight Stigma A new study by researchers at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at UConn has found that although people of all races and genders are stigmatized for being overweight, there are differences in how particular […]

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Ancient Grains Reveal Roots of Early Social Inequality

By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, anthropology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Economics, Energy, English, Environment, Humanities & Social Sciences, Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Research, Security, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on Ancient Grains Reveal Roots of Early Social Inequality

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: Ancient Grains Reveal Roots of Early Social Inequality A study published in Nature Plants sheds new light on the agricultural and political economy that underpinned the growth of some of the world’s oldest cities in Mesopotamia, in present-day northern Syria.An international team that included researchers from […]

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Color Me Blue: Mapping Teen Suicides to Help Prevent Them

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Economics, English, Health, Humanities & Social Sciences, Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Research, Security, social sciences, UConn Health, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on Color Me Blue: Mapping Teen Suicides to Help Prevent Them

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: Color Me Blue: Mapping Teen Suicides to Help Prevent Them Teen suicide is a tragedy, but like many tragedies, it strikes some areas more frequently than others. To find out why, UConn researchers mapped teen suicide attempts across the state. Their results reveal some surprising […]

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The Lack of Black Men in Medicine

By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Defense, Diversity, English, Health, Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Research, Security, UConn Health, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on The Lack of Black Men in Medicine

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: The Lack of Black Men in Medicine In the dozen years it has been on television, the fictional medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy” has garnered numerous awards. But the show’s biggest accomplishment may be the diversity of the actors, cast as doctors using a color-blind technique.Unfortunately, racial diversity in […]

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Farmington Startup Sets Sights on Curing Retinal-Disease Blindness

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Cuba, English, Environment, Health, Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Research, Security, Technology Incubation Program, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on Farmington Startup Sets Sights on Curing Retinal-Disease Blindness

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: Farmington Startup Sets Sights on Curing Retinal-Disease Blindness Tucked inside a small laboratory at UConn’s Technology Incubation Program (TIP) in Farmington, Conn., Nicole Wagner is trying to cure vision impairment and blindness for more than 30 million people worldwide.Using a protein, grown in the laboratory […]

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In Cuba with Biostatistician Tania Huedo-Medina

By   /  May 20, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Cuba, Economics, English, Health, Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Research, Security, social sciences, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on In Cuba with Biostatistician Tania Huedo-Medina

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: In Cuba with Biostatistician Tania Huedo-Medina Cuba has had extraordinary success in communicating important health messages around preventing things like HIV, obesity, and addiction to its citizens, but a lagging technological infrastructure has made collecting and storing that data challenging. UConn biostatistics professor Tania Huedo-Medina […]

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FIJI: Pacific-wide study aims to understand how journalists cover climate change

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Climate Change, English, Environment, Featured story, Fiji, Front page, Journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage, Research  /  Comments Off on FIJI: Pacific-wide study aims to understand how journalists cover climate change

MIL OSI Analysis – By Kendall Hutt  AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Climate change is at the heart of a unique regional study into journalism culture in the Pacific.  The study, focusing on journalism’s role in democracy amid cultural, economic, environmental, political and technological changes throughout the University of the South Pacific’s 12 member […]

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Researchers Launch National Study on the Lives of LGBTQ Teens

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Economics, English, Environment, Humanities & Social Sciences, Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Research, Security, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on Researchers Launch National Study on the Lives of LGBTQ Teens

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: Researchers Launch National Study on the Lives of LGBTQ Teens UConn researchers and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) have launched a new, comprehensive national survey to examine the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) teenagers.The online survey is open to LGBTQ teens […]

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Researchers Win Funding for Study of Insulators

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Defence, Defense, Economics, Energy, English, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Research, School of Engineering, Science, Security, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on Researchers Win Funding for Study of Insulators

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: Researchers Win Funding for Study of Insulators A team of researchers from UConn and other universities was recently awarded a multi-million dollar grant from the Department of Defense to learn how insulating materials exposed to very high electric fields break down.UConn researcher Ramamurthy ‘Rampi’ Ramprasad […]

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Ticking Biological Clock: Migratory Birds Arriving Late to Breeding Grounds

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, Climate Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, English, Environment, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Research, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on Ticking Biological Clock: Migratory Birds Arriving Late to Breeding Grounds

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: Ticking Biological Clock: Migratory Birds Arriving Late to Breeding Grounds New research shows climate change is altering the delicate seasonal clock that North American migratory songbirds rely on to successfully mate and raise healthy offspring, setting in motion a domino effect that could threaten the […]

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UConn Named a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, Americas, English, Intelligence, international, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Research, Security, teaching, The University, United States Government, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut  /  Comments Off on UConn Named a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Connecticut Headline: UConn Named a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars The University of Connecticut is among the top 10 producers of Fulbright Scholars from research institutions this year.The University has seven Fulbright Scholars on its faculty who will be teaching and performing research around the world in the […]

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