Challenging risk assessment methods used for decades by toxicologists, a new review led by environmental health scientist Laura Vandenberg at UMass Amherst suggests that oral gavage does not accurately mimic how humans are exposed to chemicals in everyday life.
Alicia Timme-Laragy, assistant professor of environmental health sciences, was recently chosen to participate in the Butler-Williams Scholars Program. The program, sponsored by the National Institute on Aging, is targeted for emerging researchers interested in the topic of aging.
Paul Korpita, Sr., 93, of Sunderland, a retired chemist at the Agricultural Experiment Station, died June 22 at the New England Health Center in Sunderland.
Born in Sunderland, he was educated in Sunderland schools and also attended Deerfield High School.
He was employed as a chemist Feed, Seed...
AMHERST, Mass. – Police at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will be conducting “active shooter training” for officers and supporting agencies. The training sessions will be held in Dickinson Hall four times during June, July and August from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Police will...
Jeremiah M. Allen, Jr., 94, formerly of Amherst, professor emeritus of English and former acting provost and dean of the Humanities and Fine Arts, died May 29 in hospice in Providence.
Born in Newton, he graduated in 1938 from Newton High School, where he had been co-captain of the state champion...
Computer science researcher Arun Venkataramani is the lead architect for one of the many research teams funded by the National Science Foundation who are now developing and testing next-generation hardware, software and applications to address difficult, systemic shortcomings of the old Internet.
Maritime Gloucester this month honored Molly Lutcavage, director of the Large Pelagics Research Center at the Gloucester Marine Station, for her “significant contributions to the study or protection of the seashore populations and the general ecology of Cape Ann and other northern New England waters.”
Biophysicist Nikhil S. Malvankar, a postdoctoral researcher at UMass Amherst, has received a coveted five-year, $500,000 career award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to assist him in moving from advanced postdoctoral training into a faculty position.