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New research by University of Miami academics, supported by a U-LINK grant, offers insight into the opinions on conspiracy theories and puts things in perspective.

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Astrophysicist helps map the origins of the universe

Josh Gundersen, a professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, is part of an international team of astronomers looking back billions of light years into the past to study the birth of star-forming galaxies.

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Astrophysicist helps map the origins of the universe

Josh Gundersen, a professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, is part of an international team of astronomers looking back billions of light years into the past to study the birth of star-forming galaxies.

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Astrophysicist helps map the origins of the universe

Josh Gundersen, a professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, is part of an international team of astronomers looking back billions of light years into the past to study the birth of star-forming galaxies.

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Astrophysicist helps map the origins of the universe

Josh Gundersen, a professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, is part of an international team of astronomers looking back billions of light years into the past to study the birth of star-forming galaxies.

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Mothers use the benefits of song to promote infant development

Frost School of Music professor of music therapy Shannon de l’Etoile is starting a new study, funded by the GRAMMY Museum Grant Program, that will help at-risk mothers use singing to engage with their babies.

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Mothers use the benefits of song to promote infant development

Frost School of Music professor of music therapy Shannon de l’Etoile is starting a new study, funded by the GRAMMY Museum Grant Program, that will help at-risk mothers use singing to engage with their babies.

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Mothers use the benefits of song to promote infant development

Frost School of Music professor of music therapy Shannon de l’Etoile is starting a new study, funded by the GRAMMY Museum Grant Program, that will help at-risk mothers use singing to engage with their babies.

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Student studies heat exposure, resilience planning

Third-year University of Miami Ph.D. student Nkosi Muse is working to prepare communities—especially those in vulnerable areas—to be prepared for climate hazards, particularly extreme heat.

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Student studies heat exposure, resilience planning

Third-year University of Miami Ph.D. student Nkosi Muse is working to prepare communities—especially those in vulnerable areas—to be prepared for climate hazards, particularly extreme heat.

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University researcher featured on ‘Shark Attack Files’

Neil Hammerschlag, research associate professor at the Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science, will provide expert commentary during the eight-episode show that premieres July 18 on the National Geographic network.

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University researcher featured on ‘Shark Attack Files’

Neil Hammerschlag, research associate professor at the Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science, will provide expert commentary during the eight-episode show that premieres July 18 on the National Geographic network.

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Webb telescope rewrites cosmic history with images of universe

A time travel machine, the $10 billion space observatory is being considered well worth the price tag because it will help answer long-held questions about the big bang and search for signs of alien life, University of Miami astrophysicists maintain.

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Webb telescope rewrites cosmic history with images of universe

A time travel machine, the $10 billion space observatory is being considered well worth the price tag because it will help answer long-held questions about the big bang and search for signs of alien life, University of Miami astrophysicists maintain.

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Unique dust-monitoring site in Barbados to be reborn

From a new sampling tower to novel cutting-edge instruments, the Rosenstiel School’s half-century-old Barbados Atmospheric Chemistry Observatory will get a major upgrade thanks to significant National Science Foundation funding.

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University researchers help reveal Miami-Dade’s affordable housing supply

The Office of Civic and Community Engagement partnered with Miami-Dade County housing leaders to create an innovative tool that will identify affordable and workforce housing units.

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Initiative introduces undergrads to interdisciplinary research

More than two dozen undergraduates are visiting the University of Miami as part of the Puentes Consortium Undergraduate Research Program, which not only deals with research methodology but connects students to mentors who are top scholars.

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Natural disasters can accelerate changes to tropical forests

Biology professor Kenneth Feeley conducted a lengthy study on forests in Jamaica and learned that hurricanes can magnify the effects of climate change, allowing species from warmer climates to replace those that prefer cooler temperatures.

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Natural disasters can accelerate changes to tropical forests

Biology professor Kenneth Feeley conducted a lengthy study on forests in Jamaica and learned that hurricanes can magnify the effects of climate change, allowing species from warmer climates to replace those that prefer cooler temperatures.

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Engineers explore innovative ways to improve resilience of coastal structures

University of Miami engineering and ocean sciences faculty members received federal research funding recently to delve into how they can strengthen coastal buildings and seawalls in the face of climate change.

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Engineers explore innovative ways to improve resilience of coastal structures

University of Miami engineering and ocean sciences faculty members received federal research funding recently to delve into how they can strengthen coastal buildings and seawalls in the face of climate change.

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Unlocking Ocean Secrets: The Florida Current

The University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is conducting a five-year study on the Florida Current.

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Unlocking Ocean Secrets: The Florida Current

The University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is conducting a five-year study on the Florida Current.

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Researcher discovers a new meteorological phenomenon

Identified by Rosenstiel School scientist Brian Mapes, atmospheric lakes develop in the Indo-Pacific and move west toward the east coast of Africa, bringing much-needed precipitation to that part of the continent.

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Researcher discovers a new meteorological phenomenon

Identified by Rosenstiel School scientist Brian Mapes, atmospheric lakes develop in the Indo-Pacific and move west toward the east coast of Africa, bringing much-needed precipitation to that part of the continent.

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Smart Cities Miami Conference to examine climate crisis, impact of the pandemic

The forum, to be held this week at the School of Architecture, will address topics that include how the pandemic intensified smart city infrastructure and practices and how it renewed the interest and investment in virtual reality.

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Smart Cities Miami Conference to examine climate crisis, impact of the pandemic

The forum, to be held this week at the School of Architecture, will address topics that include how the pandemic intensified smart city infrastructure and practices and how it renewed the interest and investment in virtual reality.

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Senior Design Expo highlights engineering achievements

From an aerial transportation system on Mars to a new way to rehab wrist paralysis, graduating seniors in the College of Engineering showcased their capstone projects.

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Senior Design Expo highlights engineering achievements

From an aerial transportation system on Mars to a new way to rehab wrist paralysis, graduating seniors in the College of Engineering showcased their capstone projects.

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After a year of research, library scholars present their projects

A group of students, who have spent the past academic year working with research librarians to develop individual, intellectual projects, presented their capstones via an online event on May 3.

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After a year of research, library scholars present their projects

A group of students, who have spent the past academic year working with research librarians to develop individual, intellectual projects, presented their capstones via an online event on May 3.

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