In the largest genome-wide association study to date on Type 2 diabetes, a team of international researchers, co-led by Cassandra Spracklen, has located 1,289 genetic markers associated with Type 2 diabetes and generated risk scores for diabetes complications.
A new national UMass Amherst Poll examines Americans’ views on issues including race, immigration and abortion.
Issues such as abrupt changes in speed limits and incomplete lane markings are among the most influential factors that can predict road crashes, new research by University of Massachusetts Amherst engineers has found.
Ludmila Tyler, senior lecturer in the biochemistry and molecular biology (BMB) department, is co-first author of a paper that reflects on the lessons learned from the first full year of Inclusive Community for the Assessment of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/BMB Learning workshops.
New research led by UMass Amherst engineers quantifies how the impact of poorly maintained roads disproportionately impacts residents across the state.
The UMass Amherst Poll this week released a series of findings on a number of questions regarding this year’s upcoming presidential election.
The scientific statement – first issued by the American Heart Association in 2007 – highlights the positive physiological and clinical benefits of resistance training to buffer against cardiovascular disease and other risk factors.
UMass Amherst researcher Melissa Baker finds that incivility takes a toll on vulnerable employees in the hospitality industry.
Nearly three-quarters of respondents – and one-third of Republicans – also say that Justice Thomas should recuse himself from cases related to the 2020 election because of his wife’s reported ties to efforts to overturn its results.
Research by a team led by Alice Cheung, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, offers a new understanding of coordinated cellular response in plants.