His study is one of the first to investigate whether preconception exposures to phthalates in fathers has an effect on embryo quality, which can affect a couple's success in conceiving.
She discusses which cookware materials are safe. Vandenberg says many types of non-stick cookware contain a chemical component PFOA, something that can take centuries to break down and can cause cancer.
Peltier says the market for these DIY air pollution sensors is growing but it’s not always clear what they are measuring or if they are being properly used.
The ranking came about through a survey done by the firm of researchers whose publications are among the most influential in their fields.
Biostatistician Nicholas Reich, one of the leading researchers in the nation developing prediction models for infectious diseases such as influenza and dengue fever, recently received grants totaling more than $2 million to create better prediction methods for infectious disease worldwide.
The team received a $375,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate links to health effects in offspring born from mice exposed to endocrine-disrupting chemicals.
Freedson got her letter jacket retroactively. She obtained her letter at a time when the University did not award jackets to female athletes.
The undergraduate Public Health Club worked in collaboration with Amherst-based Opportunities for Communities, Inc. All proceeds benefited indentured servants and “restavek” children of Haiti.
The Rising Researcher program celebrates undergraduate students who excel in research, scholarship, or creative activity.
Flynn is the co-president of the UMass chapter of the Food Recovery Network, which works to get leftover food from the dining halls to homeless shelters.