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Growing Shade

Scientists Create Umbrellas the Natural Way­­­­—With Plants by Charlie Wright ’17 | photo by Edwin Remsberg The next boom in blooms may not be at ground…
Spring 2017 Explorations Innovation Turn imagination into innovation
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A New Way With Words

Handy Device to Help Blind Read Without Braille by Chris Carroll | illustration by Gabriela Hernandez Louis Braille’s tactile writing and printing system…
Spring 2017 Explorations Innovation Turn imagination into innovation
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The History of Freedom

NEH Grant Continues Research on Emancipation by Liam Farrell | Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-B811-383 [P&P] Twenty-four years after he was…
Spring 2017 Explorations Web Only Innovation Discover New Knowledge

Speed Trials

Student-built Hyperloop Finds Fast Company at Global Competition A student team from the University of Maryland finished among the top contestants at…
Spring 2017 Explorations Innovation Turn imagination into innovation
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Maternal Mortality on a Troubling Rise

by Liam Farrell | illustration by Hailey Hwa Shin Nearly a decade after the United States last published official statistics on how many women die from…
Winter 2017 Explorations Web Only Innovation Discover New Knowledge
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Clear Cuts

Researchers Work to Make Wood Windows a Reality by Charlie Wright ’17 | photo by John T. Consoli '86 UMD researchers have created a clear alternative to…
Winter 2017 Explorations Web Only Innovation Discover New Knowledge
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Hold the Salt

Researcher Tracks Human Cost of Keeping Roads Ice-Free by Chris Carroll | illustration by Gabriella Hernandez University geologist Sujay Kaushal was…
Winter 2017 Explorations Innovation
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Weather Report

History Professor’s Book Investigates 1960s Radicals by Liam Farrell | portrait by John T. Consoli '86, Weather Underground photos courtesy of Arthur…
Winter 2017 Explorations Innovation Faculty Q&A
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Discovering Fire

New Type of Flame Whirls in Engineering Lab by Chris Carroll | photo by John T. Consoli '86 At one moment, Huahua Xiao and his colleagues were staring at a…
Winter 2017 Explorations Innovation Transform the student experience
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