AMHERST, Mass. - A team of scientists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst has created a kind of molecular nose that uses nanoparticle-based sensors to sniff out and identify proteins. The sensors, which can be trained to detect a wide variety of proteins, could eventually serve as a medical diagnostic tool by sniffing out the proteins made by sickly cells.
AMHERST, Mass. - A trove of UMass Educational Television shows and related materials will be formally donated to the University of Massachusetts Amherst archives at a reception on Thursday, May 3 from 4-6 p.m. on the 25th floor of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library.
AMHERST, Mass. – Three faculty members and two graduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have been selected to receive the Distinguished Teaching Award, the campus’s highest honor for excellence in the classroom.
AMHERST, Mass. – A fender-bender between two celestial bodies that left a 200 mile-wide metallic chunk to cool in space was the likely source of a group of meteorites known as the IVA iron meteorites, suggests new research by University of Massachusetts Amherst scientists.
AMHERST, Mass. – Melinda A. Novak, professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will deliver the final Distinguished Faculty Lecture of this year’s series on Monday, April 23 at 4 p.m. in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center.
AMHERST, Mass. – “Every woman over 40 remembers her first gym suit,” says Patricia Campbell Warner, professor of theater at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, whose new book, “When the Girls Came Out to Play,” traces the history of modern sportswear as a universal style that broke down traditional gender roles.
AMHERST, Mass. – If solar power is going to play a significant role in the energy equation of the future, there must be advances in technologies to store that power and more investment by manufacturers, concludes a new federally funded study by University of Massachusetts Amherst scientist Erin Baker.