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UMaine Today Magazine 

May / June 2003 Features:

Revenge as a Motive for War
Revenge as a Motive for War

Humans are the only animals that enter conflicts seeking an eye for an eye. Indeed, lethal revenge is not a useful evolutionary adaptation, argues University of Maine anthropologist Paul Roscoe. While revenge as a motive for war can be found throughout history, in today's thermonuclear age the result can be annihilation.

 
Ability Awareness
Ability Awareness

In a required course for physical education majors, UMaine students and persons with special needs learn from each other. The lessons aren't always easy, but the results, including greater appreciation for people's strengths and capabilities, can last a lifetime.  

 
Waiter! There's a Blueberry in my Burger!
Waiter! There's a Blueberry in my Burger!

Food scientists in UMaine laboratories are developing new products to benefit Maine's natural resource industries. Whether researching the use of blueberries to preserve flavor in frozen burger patties or experimenting with leftover crabmeat in new snack foods, the results have potential economic value.

 
Before Columbus
Before Columbus

The Maya had one of the most sophisticated civilizations in the ancient world. Today, the University of Maine's Hudson Museum provides a glimpse into that world through its Palmer Collection of West Mexican figurines, considered to be one of the most important in the United States.

 
Portrayal Betrayal
Portrayal Betrayal

Today's technology has opened the lines of global communication, but the messages aren't always clear. In fact, they can be downright misleading, resulting in cultural misunderstanding, says broadcast journalism associate professor Lyombe Eko.

 
Hybrid Hulls
Hybrid Hulls

UMaine research may one day lead to lighter, faster naval ships built with advanced composite hulls. Engineers are studying the strength of composite hull panels made of fiberglass infused with resin.

UMaine Today
Creativity and Achievement at the University of Maine
Volume 3 Issue 3

 

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