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UMD Researchers Lead a $1.2 Million USDA Grant to Support Farmers through an Understanding of Antibiotic Resistance and Perceptions in the Farming Community

Researchers are taking an interdisciplinary approach to effectively communicate the science for a nuanced issue - antibiotic resistance. 

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UMD Case Study Examines How Green Infrastructure Can Help Suburban Environments Manage Increasingly Intense Stormwater and Adapt to Climate Change

Study shows potential benefits of green infrastructure in mitigating flooding and reducing nutrient runoff in the Chesapeake Bay.

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UMD Assistant Professor Releases Comprehensive Nature Plants Review of the Current State and Future of CRISPR Technology in Crops, Exploring Applications Beyond Gene Editing

Qi and his team explore the current state of CRISPR in crops, and how scientists can use CRISPR to enhance traditional breeding techniques in nontraditional ways, with the goal of ensuring global food security in the face of climate change, diseases, and pests. 

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Old Protein, New Tricks: UMD Researchers Connect a Protein to Antibody Immunity for the First Time, With the Potential to Curb Birth Defects and Treat Autoimmune Disease

New applications of a human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) protein could represent a breakthrough in persistent infection and immunology, with many therapeutic prospects.

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U.S. Beekeepers Lost Over 40% of Colonies During the Last Year, With Annual Survey Showing Winter Losses as the Highest Ever Recorded

Results point to a need for increased research, Extension, and Best Management Practices.

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