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Sandia, UNM sign agreement for nuclear security education, research collaboration

Sandia, UNM sign agreement for nuclear security education, research collaboration

Sandia National Laboratories and The University of New Mexico have signed a memorandum of understanding to offer a collaborative program in nuclear security at UNM.

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Archaeologists receive grant to study ancient coastal ecosystem stability

Archaeologists receive grant to study ancient coastal ecosystem stability

Asia Alsgaard and Emily Lena Jones have received an NSF grant of $28,086 that will allow them to examine how an ancient group of humans were able to maintain ecosystem stability in their environment several thousand years ago.

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Researchers show gender norms that favor women reverse gender disparities in health

Researchers show gender norms that favor women reverse gender disparities in health

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences points to gender norms as a primary cause of health disparities between men and women.

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UNM researchers receive NSF National Robotics Initiative grant to develop swarms of drones for volcano research

UNM researchers receive NSF National Robotics Initiative grant to develop swarms of drones for volcano research

Now, with the help of a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), an interdisciplinary team from The UNM Departments of Computer Science (CS), Earth and Planetary Sciences (E&PS), and Electric and Computer Engineering (ECE) received the research grant from NSF’s National Robotics Initiative to develop novel bio-inspired software and drones to measure and sample volcanic gases.

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Research shows aging chimps, like humans, value friendships

Research shows aging chimps, like humans, value friendships

Chimpanzee and human friendships show many parallels, according to new research published this week in Science by associate professor Martin Muller at The University of New Mexico Anthropology department, associate professor of Anthropology and co-director of the Comparative Human and Primate Physiology Center Melissa Emery Thompson, and their colleagues.

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Data reveals evidence of molecular absorption in the atmosphere of a hot Neptune

Data reveals evidence of molecular absorption in the atmosphere of a hot Neptune

An international team of scientists recently measured the spectrum of the atmosphere of a rare hot Neptune exoplanet, whose discovery by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) was announced just last month.

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UNM leads Department of Energy-funded research collaboration to advance materials research

UNM leads Department of Energy-funded research collaboration to advance materials research

The three-year project, titled “Data-Science Enabled, Robust and Rapid MeV Ultrafast Electron Diffraction Instrument System to Characterize Materials Including for Quantum and Energy Applications,” began Sept. 1. The $750,000 project is funded through the Department of Energy's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) State-National Laboratory Partnerships program in the Office of Basic Energy Sciences in the Office of Science.

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