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For the love of science

With rich and storied histories, it’s no wonder that organizations like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), have been so successful in helping millions of people on the path to recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. For Katie Witkiewitz, professor of Psychology at The University of New Mexico and a scientist with UNM’s Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA), the nuances of addiction run deep.

UNM Physics and Astronomy Department hosts Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Students from all over the country have come to The University of New Mexico as part of the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in the Physics and Astronomy Department.

Cracking the case: The taste for turtle and the disappearing delicacy

It was the 1850s and people were hungry. They were moving by the thousands to northern California to strike it rich during the Gold Rush, but their appetite wasn’t just for precious metal, it was for basic food—there wasn’t enough of it to satiate bellies in the booming cities and towns.

UNM researchers help redefine Grand Canyon’s rock layers

The Grand Canyon is one of the supreme geologic laboratories on Earth and, after about 140 years of geologic investigation, one might think that its secrets have been mostly resolved. This is especially true of the flat-lying layered rocks that are so visible from both rims within Grand Canyon National Park.

$6.7 million UNM/AFRL NM agreement focuses on manufacturing techniques of the future

The University of New Mexico and the Air Force Research Laboratory are partnering on a major new project that focuses on agile manufacturing for cost-effective and efficient production of small spacecraft and integrated directed-energy systems.

Survey sheds light on energy preferences of New Mexicans

New Mexicans prefer an energy future that both increases the number of energy jobs and diversifies energy sources – according to a recent survey conducted by economic researchers at the University of New Mexico.

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