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How the ‘Diet Soda Effect’ Cuts the Benefit of Climate-Friendly Cars

By Chris Carroll | Illustration by Jason A. Keisling Zero-sugar soft drinks and cutting-edge electric cars have more in common than you might…
Fall 2021 Explorations
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The Big Question

Where Should Infrastructure Investments in the U.S. Start?

Fall 2021 Explorations
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A World of Language Learning—at Your Fingertips

New UMD-Developed App Offers 420 Immersive Lessons in Seven Languages

Fall 2021 Explorations
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Sound Decisions

Researcher Beats His Own Drum in Considering How Brains Process and Understand Sound

Winter 2022 Explorations Faculty Q&A
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Produce Safety a Zap Away?

by Chris Carroll | Illustration by Matthew Laumann While thorough washing can head off some of the foodborne illnesses that sicken tens of millions of…
Fall 2019 Explorations Web Only Innovation Discover New Knowledge
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The Big Question

What’s the Most Important Cultural Object in the World? Illustration by Lincoln Agnew Bill Bowerman Chair, Department of Environmental Science and…
Fall 2019 Explorations Innovation
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”Faster, Safer, Cheaper“

A woman’s lifesaving new kidney arrived by drone, and the nation’s transplant system may never be the same. by Chris Carroll | Photo by John T. Consoli The…
Fall 2019 Explorations Features Innovation
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A Cold, Hard Act

Using sensors in the Arctic, a professor hoped to visually depict the ice melting for an audience a continent away—until climate change itself disrupted his…
Fall 2019 Explorations Features Innovation
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How Clean Power Could Make a Desert Bloom

by Chris Carroll | Illustration by Margaret Hall Filling the Sahara, the Earth’s largest hot desert, with wind and solar electricity generation farms…
Winter 2019 Explorations Web Only Innovation Discover New Knowledge
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