AMHERST, Mass. – Wind, sun and switchgrass are all on the list of energy sources that could reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, but debate remains concerning the costs and benefits of each technology—and the likelihood of each one’s success. Now the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $347,000 to scientists to help untangle the pros and cons of such greener alternatives.
AMHERST, Mass. – A complete test unit of an innovative radar network that could transform how the country monitors weather and tracks storms will be unveiled today at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
AMHERST, Mass. – Looks are important, particularly when it comes to managing the nation’s forests, concludes a recently published report by landscape architect Robert L. Ryan of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – A device engineered to deliver oxygen to cancerous cells in the lab could allow researchers to evaluate a potential cancer treatment that targets tumors often missed by regular chemotherapy.
AMHERST, Mass. – The department of nutrition at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $90,000 grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund the Nutrition Multicultural Scholarship Program, which provides $6,000 scholarships for five undergraduate students for three years of study leading to a bachelor’s of science degree in nutrition.
AMHERST, Mass. – Two University of Massachusetts Amherst faculty members were appointed to named professorships by President Jack M. Wilson following the Feb. 15 meeting of the University’s Board of Trustees at the Dartmouth campus.
AMHERST, Mass. – Robot navigation and data gathered from smart sensors are the focus of two National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER program grants awarded to University of Massachusetts Amherst computer scientists.
AMHERST, Mass. – Robert A. Zimmermann, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will give a Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room in the Goodell Building.