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Researchers Find Three Surprisingly Dry Exoplanets

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have gone looking for water vapor in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the sun — and have come up nearly dry.
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Creating Optical Cables Out of Thin Air

Physics Professor Howard Milchberg created "air waveguides" to enhance light signals collected from distant sources.
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UMD Center Receives $3+ Million from NIH to Bolster National Drug Surveillance System

Data from new system will inform rapid and effective public health responses.
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Bird Watching in the 21st Century

Birdsnap—a new app developed with the help of a UMD computer scientist—can identify birds from photos, using methods borrowed from facial recognition software.

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Americans Favor Deal with Iran on Nuclear Program

A new study finds 61% of Americans favor making a deal with Iran that would limit Iran's enrichment capacity and impose additional intrusive inspections in exchange for the lifting of some sanctions.
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U.S. 1 Pedestrian Safety Enhancements Announced

New pedestrian signal, median fence, lower speed limit, and expanded speed camera enforcement part of engineering, education and enforcement safety initiatives.