AMHERST, Mass. – Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst chemistry department are providing new insight into how DNA, RNA and complex enzymes interact to form a stable structure during RNA synthesis.
AMHERST, Mass. – Gerald Downes, assistant professor in the University of Massachusetts Amherst biology department, has been awarded a five-year, $790,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how genes control the assembly of the spinal cord in Zebrafish.
AMHERST, Mass. – A team of University of Massachusetts Amherst scientists has been awarded a $1.57 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the design of a drug-delivery system that will control the release of medications in the body.
AMHERST, Mass. – Scientists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst have created a synthetic polymer—a building block of plastics—that doesn’t burn, making it an attractive alternative to traditional plastics, many of which are so flammable they are sometimes referred to as “solid gasoline.”
AMHERST, Mass. – Donald Towsley, Distinguished Professor in the University of Massachusetts Amherst department of computer science, has received the 2007 Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award presented by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.