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Research

Spring 2018

The example of W.E.B. Du Bois, born 150 years ago, is powerfully timeless.

Spring 2018

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

Spring 2018

Rebecca Richards ’94 shines light on a controversial spy law.

Fall 2017

Highlighting new scientific research from UMass Amherst faculty.

Fall 2017
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Computer scientists search for the secrets of human vision.

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

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.

Spring 2017

Our author treks across campus to learn more about a UMass Amherst study on the precision and accuracy of consumer activity trackers. 

Spring 2017

What do they have to do with each other? Two important studies bridge gaps in understanding.

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