Visualize the following: The Earth’s climate swings between cold glacial and warm interglacial periods; the last glacial interval was about 20,000 years ago; sea level was about 126 meters (413 feet) below modern sea level at that time; and the Holocene, which represents the last 12,000 years of climatic change, is an interglacial period.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, affecting millions of people. Although pharmaceutical and other treatments have become more advanced over the years, diagnosis is often an unprecise science. A patient visits a doctor, and the doctor observes a patient’s symptoms and general demeanor, then decides on a treatment plan according to the patient’s self-reporting of their condition and what is observed by the doctor.
Multinational tech company Google is funding a new program at the University of New Mexico that aims at attracting more female undergraduates to robotics. UNM was one of 15 institutions nationwide to receive explore CSR (computer science research) grants from Google.
Utilizing new mobile application technology, researchers at The University of New Mexico found that medical cannabis provides immediate symptom relief across dozens of health symptoms with relatively minimal negative side effects.
In theory, society has changed a great deal since the Fair Housing Act of 1968. Many laws have been passed penalizing discrimination based on race, sex, disability and sexuality, to name a few. Diversity in the U.S. is on the rise, and social media is peppered with substantive buzzwords like inclusion and internationality. However, after delving into her recently published study on housing and segregation, University of New Mexico (UNM) Sociology professor Elizabeth Korver-Glenn found a very different reality.
The University of New Mexico is partnering with the National Science Foundation New Mexico’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research to host a day dedicated to research funding opportunities.