AMHERST, Mass. – In the continuing battle against drug-resistant bacteria, scientists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst are adding new weapons to the arsenal. Gregory Tew and his colleagues have designed a molecule that selectively slashes bacterial cell membranes, leaving the microbes to leak and die.
AMHERST, Mass. – Prasanta C. Bhowmik, professor of weed science in the department of plant, soil, and insect sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for spring 2007.
AMHERST, Mass. – Following a comprehensive evaluation of vehicle crash data, University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers have recommended revisions to the state’s graduated licensing policy to improve safety for young drivers.
AMHERST, Mass. – Learning from disasters is fundamental to reducing future vulnerability to risk from natural or human causes, says Rutherford H. Platt, a member of the geosciences faculty at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – Sonia Nieto, professor emeritus of education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, received three awards at the American Education Research Association annual meeting held this month in San Francisco.
AMHERST, Mass. – Building a face is no small task— the cells that will become its bone, cartilage, muscle and nerves must travel far from their origin in the developing embryo before colonizing the head.
AMHERST, Mass. – Computer vision systems that can figure out what they are looking at without continuous training are the focus of a $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER program grant recently awarded to Erik Learned-Miller of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – Guy Lanza, director of the Environmental Sciences Program and professor of microbiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to assist the Hanoi School of Public Health in Vietnam develop new programs in education and research.