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For their senior project, a team of students put their engineering education to work creating a physical automated chess board that allows for play by opponents in different locations.
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Results of the poll also show that President Biden’s support in the Bay State has fallen below 50% for the first time and that Massachusetts residents support reparations to the descendants of slaves at a higher level than the national populace.
Thanks to a grant from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), members of the UMass Amherst Biochemistry Club spent this past spring semester working with high school students in Holyoke planting the seeds fo
UMass Dining brought home gold at the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) collegiate competition, held during the 28th Annual Chef Culinary Conference at UMass Amherst last week.
The study, which shows that the use of Cape Cod Bay by critically endangered North Atlantic right whales has shifted significantly over the last 20 years, illustrates the need for adjustments in protective measures for threatened and end
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