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Tapping Into New Syrup Flavors
Diversifying the syrup industry: NHAES research studies producing syrups from non-maple treesLong before the snow melts and the heavy coats get stored for the season, the quintessential signs that spring is not too far away in New Hampshire are maple trees that become dotted with buckets and the coming alive of the sugar shacks that have been hibernating for many months. In 2022, three New England states—Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont—and New York were in the top six states producing...
When It Comes to Well Water in the Summer, All Is Not Well
UNH Research Finds Spikes in Harmful Bacteria During Warmer WeatherMore than 44 million people in the United States depend on private drinking water wells that are not federally regulated. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire and collaborating institutions found that current monitoring practices do not accurately reflect groundwater pollution risks because spikes in harmful bacteria, like those from animal and human waste, vary depending on the season—...
Extreme Close-Up, Ant Edition
UNH scanning electron microscope magnifies leafcutter ant headStudents in associate professor of natural resources and the environment Jeff Garnas’s forest health course got an up-close look — extremely up close — at the head of a tropical leafcutter ant, collected in Ecuador in 2022. University Instrumentation Center analytical scientists Nancy Cherim and Mark Townley imaged this ant head using a scanning electron microscope at 60x magnification. “...
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- Tapping Into New Syrup FlavorsDiversifying the syrup industry: NHAES research studies producing syrups from non-maple treesMar 23, 2023
- Sediment May Be Solution to Preventing Tidal Marsh LossCOLSA research examines sediment placement strategy to counter threat of rapidly rising sea levelsMar 21, 2023
- Building Equity Leadership Skills Fellowship program provides professional development for STEM teachers in New HampshireMar 07, 2023
- Monitoring Forest Edges—Gateways to Our WoodlandsUnpiloted aerial systems help identify changes to forest edgesFeb 24, 2023
- $1.26M Earmarked in Federal Budget for UNH’s NH Veterinary Diagnostic LabFunds will help NHVDL to expand capacity and reach strategic goalsFeb 22, 2023