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Surface water can be pushed deep into the planet's mantle and get trapped inside rare minerals. (Photo: NASA/Getty Images)

Researchers Find Hidden Ocean Locked Up Deep Beneath The Earth

Findings could help scientists better understand Earth’s water cycle.

06/12/2014

President Barack Obama speaks to members of the press regarding the government shutdown. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

University Feels Pinch From Government Shutdown

The University of New Mexico is feeling the pinch from the federal government shutdown.

10/16/2013

File photo of a person visiting Twitter on their Internet browser. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

UNM Prof: ‘Obese’ Grad Applicants Lack ‘Willpower’

A University of New Mexico psychology professor is under fire after he tweeted that people battling obesity don’t have the willpower to finish doctorate degrees.

06/04/2013

File photo of a scientist in a lab. (Photo by PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/GettyImages)

University Of New Mexico Researchers Launching Human Trial

University of New Mexico medical researchers are embarking on a human trial to consider the effectiveness of using cholesterol-lowering medication to treat a genetic disease that afflicts thousands of Hispanics in New Mexico.

03/25/2013

Researchers have developed mammalian “zombie” cells that can actually function more effectively after dying. (Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories)

Researchers Develop ‘Zombie’ Cells That Can Increase Performance After Death

Researchers have developed mammalian “zombie” cells that can actually function more effectively after dying.

02/20/2013

Screen grab from the website for the University of New Mexico. (Credit: http://www.unm.edu)

College President’s ‘Prostitution’ Site Ruled Legal

A state judge has ruled that the website of a former University of New Mexico president accused of helping run an online prostitution ring was legal.

06/20/2012

University of New Mexico Lobos Logo (Photo Credit: University of New Mexico)

Deadly Prison Gang Using University Of New Mexico Logo

Prison officials say a new prison gang has formed and it’s using the University of New Mexico Lobo logo to help identify members.

02/01/2012