With new designs as well as innovative techniques for reviving old gear, University of Maryland faculty and staff are racing to meet the dire needs for high-priority medical equipment as the number of COVID-19 cases rises nationwide.
Flooding caused by an increasing number of intense storms is a national challenge and significant source of economic loss, social disruption and housing inequality across the United States, says a new report from Texas A&M University and the University of Maryland.
Researchers in the University of Maryland are releasing the university’s first-ever patented apple variety, Antietam Blush, tailored for growers in Maryland and the Appalachian region and intended to replace older varieties of apples, such as Red and Golden Delicious.
Partnering with the Guide Dog Foundation, students in the UMD Guide Dog Program volunteer as "puppy raisers," a 12- to 16-month process of socializing and exploring that results in a young dog ready for training to give visually impaired people a leg up in navigating the world.
The University of Maryland, as part of the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), published findings in Science detailing the full genome sequence of wheat, the world’s most widely cultivated crop.
University of Maryland researchers conducted one of the first in-depth analyses of the educational use of virtual reality and found that people remember information better if it is presented to them in a virtual environment.
A new study led by a multi-institutional research team, including the University of Maryland and Purdue University, sheds new light on how the food we eat can affect the biochemical signaling processes in the gut microbiome.
Engineers at the University of Maryland (UMD) have for the first time demonstrated that wood can be directly converted into a carbon sponge capable of withstanding repeated compression and other extreme mechanical conditions.