Suzanne Palmer, computer systems administrator in the Chemistry Department, was recently nominated by the British Science Fiction Association for Best Short Story of 2006 for “Spheres,” which appeared in the November-December issue of Interzone magazine.
AMHERST, Mass. – It takes more than just breaking and entering for a virus to successfully invade a cell. Getting to the cell’s center—where the host cell’s machinery will be co-opted to make more virus—requires navigating obstacles such as membranes and avoiding being recognized and kicked out by the host.
AMHERST, Mass. – For research into the behavior of liquids used in the creation of ultra-tiny devices, University of Massachusetts Amherst scientist Jeffrey Davis has received $400,000 over five years from the National Science Foundation CAREER grant program.
For research into the behavior of liquids used in the creation of ultra-tiny devices, Jeffrey Davis, assistant professor of Chemical Engineering, has received $400,000 over five years from the National Science Foundation CAREER grant program.
AMHERST, Mass. – Need to charge your laptop? Go ride a bike. A device that converts the work of pedaling a stationary bike into power that could re-charge a laptop battery has propelled a team of University of Massachusetts Amherst students into the finalist round of the GE-mtvU Ecomagination Challenge.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst will present its Distinguished Achievement Award to Henry M. Thomas III, a community leader and president and CEO of the Urban League of Springfield, on Wednesday, Jan. 24.