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Bird Watching: There's an App for That

Bird Watching: There's an App for That

Birdsnap is the latest electronic field guide developed by UMD, Columbia University, and Smithsonian scientists.

Ribosomal frameshifting in the CCR5 mRNA. Image: Jon Dinman.

Rewriting the Rules

Rewriting the Rules

Newly discovered process alters protein assembly in human cells, changes immune response.

Reclaim the Bay

Reclaim the Bay

Calling all programmers, scientists, and "civic hackers" to create data-driven applications to aid Chesapeake Bay restoration.

Matchmaker to the World

Matchmaker
to the World

Computer Science alum Shayan Zadeh shares how online dating service Zoosk got started at UMD.

Three aircraft participated in data collection to assess the chemical composition of the atmosphere in the Pacific Ocean. Photo: Shawn Honomichl; Illustration: Loretta Kuo

Up, Up and Away

Up, Up and Away

Data collection takes to the skies, giving us a never-before-seen view of our climate and atmosphere.