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University of Maryland Researchers Uncover Critical Barriers to Improve Sustainability and Green Infrastructure Adoption Across Two Chesapeake Bay Watersheds

Novel stakeholder driven approach identifies the need for increased transparency and communication from government, as well as resident participation, engagement, and willingness, among others

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UMD Researcher Leads New FFAR Grant to Speed Development of Enhanced Crops

Researchers will upgrade conventional CRISPR genome editing systems to introduce CRISPR-Combo systems that can perform multiple functions.

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UMD Researcher Awarded $6 Million from the U.S. Department of Energy to Create Value-Added Biofuels and Bioplastics from Food Waste

Stephanie Lansing will serve as principal investigator, establishing a consortium of scientists and industry partners with the goal of creating renewable resources.

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UMD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Launches New Master of Extension Education Degree: New Course Available this Fall with Full Program Coming Spring ‘22

Multi-disciplinary program builds on UMD’s celebrated land-grant tradition by preparing graduates to help improve quality of life for state residents and beyond.

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UMD Associate Professor Awarded $1.5 Million to Examine the Role of Copper in Heat Generation and Fat Burning, with Implications for Human Health

New funding from the National Institutes of Health builds on previous work to examine novel copper pathways.

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UMD Develops a DASH-Plus Community-Based Hypertension Management Program for Older Adults, Testing Virtual Education Delivery this Summer

New USDA-NIFA grant funding brings together research, academics, and Extension to improve knowledge, access, and self-monitoring skills for hypertension management.

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UMD Collaborates to Improve the Efficiency of Muscle Growth in Pigs, with Implications for Sustainability and Health

Research examines supplementation and epigenetic changes that could translate to improved muscle growth and future health applications in animals and humans.

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