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High Stakes
High Stakes

Mechanical engineer Michael Peterson has designed a device to measure the hardness and shear strength of racetracks in an effort to increase safety for horses and jockeys.

 
Developing Muscles
Developing Muscles

Exploring tendon formation and attachment in the zebrafish embryo is the next step in Clarissa Henry’s pioneering efforts to describe the complexities of early development in vertebrates.

 
Constant Flux
Constant Flux

Owen Smith is a highly respected historian on the Fluxus genre. He also is an accomplished artist. And, as he readily admits, the marriage of the two professions can be a bit complicated.

 
A Better View of the Molecule
A Better View of the Molecule

A new technique to get clearer views of the fine structure of cells and proteins has the potential to address a significant number of biological questions previously limited by traditional microscope resolution.

 
In the Name of Their God
In the Name of Their God

Post-9/11 violence in the name of religion is particularly pervasive. The question, philosopher Douglas Allen says, is why in our contemporary world does the dark side of religion seem dominant?

UMaine Today
Creativity and Achievement at the University of Maine
Volume 7 Issue 4

 

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