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UMaine Today Magazine 

Features:

Natural Instinct

Natural Instinct

For a quarter-century, the fragility of the environment, whether natural, constructed, external or internal, has been a consistent and rather elusive subject in Susan Groce's art.

 
Searching for Utopia
Searching for Utopia

Naomi Jacobs' worldview has been shaped by her research in utopian studies, a field that has grown from relative obscurity to a broad examination of philosophy, popular culture, technology, communication and politics.

 
Healthcare's Rural Realities
Healthcare's Rural Realities

Healthcare practitioners can face ethical dilemmas when helping rural patients weigh the feasibility of pursuing high-end treatments in urban areas versus local alternatives sufficient to sustain their desired quality of life. That's where biomedical ethicist Jessica Miller can help.

 
The Mighty Cranberry
The Mighty Cranberry

Food scientist Vivian Wu's research on cranberries is part of the ongoing fight to keep humans safe from food-borne illnesses.

   
Traceable Bombs
Traceable Bombs

Engineers Paul Millard and Mauricio Pereira da Cunha are developing biological taggants to enable law enforcement officials investigating terrorist bombings to determine where the explosive materials were manufactured.

UMaine Today
Creativity and Achievement at the University of Maine
Volume 9 Issue 1

 

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