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USDA Funds Maple Syrup Research at University of Rhode Island

The study, titled “Beneficial effects of maple syrup phytochemicals against inflammation associated with metabolic syndrome,” aims to evaluate the anti-inflammatory effects of a polyphenol-enriched maple syrup extract in mice fed a high-fat diet...
13-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Grant Funds Uri Study of Targeted Incentives for Healthy Eating

If the targeted incentives prove successful, the research team will explore how large organizations — from health insurers to corporate wellness programs — could incorporate healthy food choice incentives and improve the dietary habits and...
6-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

University of Rhode Island Campus Named to National Register of Historic Places

URI Historic District comprises 29 acres and more than a dozen structures
17-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Speech Analysis Technology Gives URI Students an Edge

University of Rhode Island embraces LENA System
17-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Program Helps Non-Traditional Student Chart Path to Med School

Lack of resources, work and money issues, fail to deter student
17-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Find That Genome Size Affects Whether Plants Become Invasive

A University of Rhode Island scientist who studies the invasive plant Phragmites was part of an international research team that found that the most significant factor in determining whether a plant will become invasive is the size of its genome.
5-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

URI Graduate School of Oceanography Scientists to Present Research at National Meeting, Dec. 11-15

Oceanographers from the University of Rhode Island will once again present their research and posters during an international Earth science meeting this month.
7-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Provides Unique Insight Into Extinction Dynamics in Late Triassic

A team of scientists and students at the University of Rhode Island is inching closer to revealing how a group of animals from the Late Triassic went extinct
31-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Professor is studying how a variety of marine organisms are responding to changes in their environment. Focusing on reef-building corals and other shelled creatures that are threatened by increasing temperatures and ocean acidification, she is...
20-Feb-2017 7:05 PM EST

URI Professor harvests student enthusiasm with hands-on research.
27-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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