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Population Patterns of U.S. Immigrants from Mexico

UMD and CIDE researchers uncover new phenomenon: U.S. immigrants from Mexico come disproportionately from areas with less-educated populations.
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New Detector Captures Record Range of Light Waves

New research at the University of Maryland could lead to a generation of light detectors that can see below the surface of bodies, walls, and other objects.
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Iranian Public Ready to Make a Nuclear Deal

A new survey by UMD researchers of the Iranian public finds that the majority of Iranians would support their government making a deal on Iran's nuclear program.
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Closest-Ever Orbiter Sends Data on Comet

As the spacecraft Rosetta approaches a "rubber ducky" shaped comet, the spacecraft's instruments are already gathering data that may lead to new insights about how these heavenly bodies form.
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Lighting the Way to Clean, Efficient Power

New nanotechnology findings from UMD have moved us significantly closer to a "holy grail" of clean energy research – the efficient, cost effective generation of clean hydrogen fuel from sunlight.
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Innovations in Virtual Reality Boosted by NSF Grant

UMD development of virtual and augmented reality technologies just got a big boost through a $600,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation.