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UMaine Today Magazine 

September / October 2005 Features:

Being a Daredevil
Being a Daredevil

A recent psychological study of the attitudes of men and women toward heroic and daredevil risk taking in friends and prospective mates yielded surprising results. Among them: women prefer potential mates who avoid extreme physical risks.

 
Seeking Immunity
Seeking Immunity

At UMaine, the zebrafish facility of Carol Kim is a hub of activity for a number of researchers. In her work, Kim is studying the biological factors that supplement and prolong the body's immune response to infection.

 
Reading Reality
Reading Reality

A whole other world of learning awaits the child whose parents take time to share their interests through informational, nonfiction books "the power genre of the century," according to two University of Maine experts on children's literature.

 
Final Decisions
Final Decisions

Families often look to physicians or chaplains for guidance in making end-of-life decisions about their loved ones. Some of those decisions are fraught with ethical dilemmas. That's where philosopher Jessica Miller comes in.

 
Oyster Garden
Oyster Garden

A new University of Maine course teaches people how to grow the prized shellfish for their own use, just as they would raise tomatoes or lettuce in their kitchen garden.

UMaine Today
Creativity and Achievement at the University of Maine
Volume 5 Issue 4

 

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