DOD designates eastern New Mexico sentinel landscape

118 Views   CLOVIS, N.M. – The U.S. Department of Defense, along with other government agencies, announced Wednesday the first sentinel landscape designation in New Mexico. The Sentinel Landscape Partnership program was first founded in 2013. Through the program, federal, state, and local government agencies work with landowners who volunteer to

UNM researchers study the impact of microplastics on humans

108 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Microplastics are microscopic plastic particles that you can’t see with the human eye. Researchers say they’re in our oceans, rivers, lakes, soil, and clouds. They’re in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and all throughout our bodies.

Trailblazing in science during Women’s History Month

139 Views   A New Mexico woman leading the way for others in STEM as the Director of New Mexico Tech’s 2.4-meter telescope. SOCORRO COUNTY, N.M. — Science, technology, engineering, math — those are the fields that make up the STEM careers. High above most of Socorro County, perched on a summit at