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State-of-the-art R&D facility puts the Institute for Applied Life Sciences on the map
Researchers create memristers, new devices that emulate biological synapses
"Refugia" provide buffer for natural and cultural resources
Teaching machines African-American English to expand study of dialects
Untreated lawns help bee populations thrive
Documenting the risk of invasives worldwide
Researcher discovers remedies to prevent attrition of girls and women from STEM
Scientists engineer new bacteria that spins out tiny, sustainable nanowires
Team develops new data analytics to improve disease epidemic prediction
Big data helps to map Mars and analyze its surface chemistry
Growing diversity in the geosciences workforce
UMass students engineer clean water projects and good will in Kenya