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Inquiring Minds

Fall 2019

INQUIRING MINDS: ‘The items left behind by migrants tell a story’

Spring 2019

Research on killer robots, Genghis Khan, megabugs, and bendy straws.

Fall 2018

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

Summer 2018

New research includes the motherhood penalty, evolution of sweat, food poisoning prevention.

Spring 2018

Plastics and reproductive health, pollen tubes and pistils, teaching math, and safer toothbrushing.

Fall 2017

Highlighting new scientific research from UMass Amherst faculty.

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

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