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Apoptosis, or programmed cell death, has been tied in recent years to cancer and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. UMass Amherst biological chemist Jeanne... Read
In the future, when medical device manufacturers offer a wearable biosensing patch that will allow a nurse to monitor a patient’s blood sugar or insulin level remotely, chances... Read
Results from a recent study of hearing in middle-aged and older adults conducted by UMass Amherst hearing scientist Karen Helfer suggest that hearing loss is not the only factor... Read
Proteins, crucial elements in all life forms, often perform the same functions across species. Biochemist Elizabeth Vierling is curious about this interspecies connection and her... Read
The image above shows a highly water-soluble polymer pro-drug—a pharmacologically inactive substance that is the modified form of an...
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