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College of Natural Sciences

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.

Spring 2017

How a volcano caused the “year without a summer,” a rediscovered species, fake news, and more.

Fall 2016

Why does Carolina Sáenz-Bolaños spend the night in the dense forest with jaguars?

Fall 2016
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Student Kevin Harrington found bright new galaxies that produce one star every hour.

Fall 2016

Zebrafish give Professor Gerald B. Downes clues into human disease.

Fall 2016

The Great Smog in 1952 London, NASA turns to UMass Amherst, true love discovered, and the thinnest wires known to man.