The center of the Milky Way is a crowded neighborhood and not always a calm one, according to the latest image obtained by University of Massachusetts Amherst astronomer Daniel Wang using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. In addition to the super massive black hole at the center, the area is filled with all sorts of inhabitants that affect and influence one another.
AMHERST, Mass. – The School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, along with Franklin Medical Center and Baystate Medical Center, are using grant funding to develop a program to help nurses quickly and accurately determine what medications a patient is taking as they weigh treatment options.
AMHERST, Mass. – Julia Fan, a doctoral student in anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to study how Asia’s Silk Road trade affected health and human activity during the Iron and Bronze ages.
AMHERST, Mass. – A National Academy of Sciences report released today confirms that the last few decades of the 20th century were warmer than any comparable period in the last 400 years, affirming the findings of climate scientist Raymond Bradley of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and his colleagues.
BABIES IN MASSACHUSETTS WHO suffer abusive head injuries from being violently shaken tend to be male, first or second-born, and living with both parents, according to a new study released by the state Department of Social Services and the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences.
AMHERST, Mass. – As legislators consider raising the minimum driving age, data on teen driving safety and recommendations for revising junior operator rules will be presented by University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers at a Beacon Hill briefing on Tuesday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to noon in Room B2 of the State House.
AMHERST, Mass. – David Marquez, assistant professor of kinesiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is seeking people to participate in a study that investigates the physical activity levels of older adults and the factors related to exercise, including social support for exercise.
AMHERST, Mass. – Brian Conz, a graduate student in geosciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education for political ecology fieldwork in Guatemala.
Astronomers have detected substantial amounts of filamentary, cold gas in compact groups of galaxies, highlighting what may be an important force in galactic evolution, scientists announced at the American Astronomical Society meeting in Calgary, Alberta.