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College of Natural Sciences

Fall 2018
WEB EXCLUSIVE

UMass scientists investigate what causes the insidious disease and how to prevent it.

Fall 2018

UMass scientists turn their revolutionary ideas into businesses.

Fall 2018

The northern pike is a twitchy fish—when startled it changes direction incredibly quickly.

Fall 2018

Think like a plant.

Fall 2018
WEB EXCLUSIVE

Professor Michele L. Cooke describes the value that deaf people provide to the larger community.

Summer 2018
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Jeanne Hardy won a big new prize, but there's more to it than that.

Fall 2017
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Professor Emeritus Robert Wilce on going the distance for arctic seaweed.

Fall 2017
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UMass scientists create a digital Noah’s ark.

Summer 2017

Evolutionary biologist Diane Kelly uncovers the nuts and bolts of how baby animals get made.

Summer 2017

To counter extinction, wildlife spokesman Jeff Corwin ’02G invokes a legacy of conservation. 

Summer 2017

The UMass Amherst Laboratory of Medical Zoology’s tick lab makes outdoor adventuring safer.

Summer 2017

Murugappan Muthukumar, one of the world’s top polymer physicists, has long been fascinated by vision and the physiology of the eye. Plus, more research breakthroughs.