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April 30
UMD Robot Bird Takes Maneuverability to New Height
University of Maryland professors S. K. Gupta and Hugh Bruck and their students have developed and demonstrated a new robotic bird, "Robo Raven."
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April 29
Life-Saving Technology Advances with $500k Fed Grant
Remedium Technologies, a medical device company founded by UMD engineers has been awarded a $500,000 grant to test the company's sprayable foam for halting bleeding caused by traumatic injuries.
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April 29
Americans Feel Less Rushed, Less Happy: UMD Research
Fewer Americans describe their lives as "always rushed," according to a new study by a University of Maryland researcher.
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April 26
Cyber Symposium Tackles Policy, Tech, Privacy & More
A major cybersecurity symposium to be held next month at UMD will feature views on the policies, technology and human behaviors needed to combat the ever-evolving threats posed by hackers and cyberthieves.
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April 25
Why do guppies jump?
A study by University of Maryland biologist Daphne De Freitas Soares reveals how guppies are able to jump so far, and suggests why they do it.
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April 25
Maryland Day 2013: Explore Our World
UMD is celebrating 15 years of Maryland Day on April 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain or shine) - offering more than 400 free events, free parking, free on-campus transportation, and many food choices.
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April 25
UMD Students Honored for Outstanding Journalism
Student journalists from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism took home top honors at the recent Society of Professional Journalist's (SPJ) Region 2 Conference.
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April 23
Hubble Brings Faraway Comet Into View
A University of Maryland-led research team is closely following ISON, which offers a rare opportunity to witness a comet's evolution as it makes its first-ever journey through the inner solar system.
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April 22
Going Green Vertically
UMD environmental science and technology graduate student Scott Tjaden is working to bring the first green wall to campus.
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April 22
Mourning the Loss of UMD Alum Jack Kay
The University of Maryland is saddened by the death of Jack Kay, a distinguished alumnus and benefactor.   
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April 19
UMD Recognizes Past Year's Most Promising Innovations
Three winners were honored for their promising new UMD technologies at the recent University of Maryland Invention of the Year Awards.
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April 18
Bat and Rat Brain Rhythms Differ When on the Move
To get a clear picture of how humans and other mammals form memories and find their way through their surroundings, neuroscientists must pay more attention to a broad range of animals rather than focus on a single model species, say two UMD researchers.
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April 18
UMD, Xerox Seek to Improve Mobile Document Scanning
A UMD computer scientist has begun collaborating with researchers at a leading document management corporation to advance high-quality mobile scans of business, legal or personal documents.
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April 17
Students Show "Do Good" Spirit at Challenge Finals
Five finalist teams of University of Maryland students showed off their philanthropic and innovative thinking last week during the annual Do Good Challenge.
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April 16
UMD's START Issues History of Terrorism Report
In light of the series of bombs that exploded at the Boston Marathon on April 15, UMD’s National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism has issued a history of terrorism report.
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