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UConn Health docs' $1.9M NIH grant to study aging tissue

Patricia Daddona |

Two UConn Health doctors have received a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study possible treatments for aging human tissue that malfunctions.

UConn: State agriculture nets $4B annually

Howard French | Journal Inquirer |

Although Connecticut's manufacturing, technology, and insurance industries tend to overshadow agriculture, a newly released study from the University of Connecticut shows that farms and related...

Jackson Lab to lead chronic fatigue research with $10.5M grant

Patricia Daddona |

Jackson Laboratory has won a five-year, $10.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to coordinate research on the diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome with other researchers at UConn...

Report: Bradley ranks low in passenger satisfaction

Patricia Daddona | 2

In the eyes of travelers, Bradley International Airport has some work to do with respect to customer service.

UConn opens heat research lab

Patricia Daddona |

The UConn Korey Stringer Institute in Storrs has opened a new heat research lab.

Survey: Half of Americans say opioid abuse difficult to treat

Patricia Daddona |

A new survey by Bloomfield insurer Cigna and the Economist found that only 47 percent of the American public think opioid addiction is treatable, though 70 percent of medical practitioners do.

Report: CT's low-income jobs on the rise

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's share of low-income jobs has ticked up by 1.3 percentage points since 2011, according to a report from New Haven-based Connecticut Voices for Children.

UConn, Yale win federal funding for water purification research

Patricia Daddona |

UConn and Yale University will receive about $150,000 each from a federal agency responsible for research projects involving desalination and water purification.

JAX granted $6M in research funds

Patricia Daddona |

Researchers at the Jackson Laboratory (JAX) in Farmington have just received more than $6 million in federal, five-year grants to fund three studies, the lab announced.

Eight Hartford area firms make Marcum Tech Top 40

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford County is home to eight companies listed Thursday in the 2017 Marcum Tech Top 40, while Fairfield County came away with 20.

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