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  • Out of Thin Air

    UMass tech uses protein to create electricity from moisture in the air

    Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from moisture in the air, a new technology they say could have... More

  • Be Revolutionary

    UMass students take a bold approach to research and scholarship

    UMass Amherst continues to attract truly remarkable students. The campus’s varied opportunities allow students to challenge convention, think in new ways, and create change instead of waiting for it... More

  • Clean. Safe. Water.

    UMass startup brings revolutionary water technology to market

    Early on in her academic career, as an undergraduate studying environmental policy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, UMass Amherst doctoral candidate Julie Bliss Mullen was interested in water. She... More

  • After Eureka

    UMass Scientists Turn Revolutionary Ideas Into Businesses

    Starting a business is terrifying, to be frank, said Morgan Baima '18PhD, just after incorporating the UMass startup company Soliyarn. Scary though it may seem, Baima and other UMass scientists... More

  • Improving Human Health

    Biomedical engineering blends disciplines for medical innovation

    "A biologist, a doctor, and an engineer walk into a room . . .” could be an opening line for UMass Amherst’s Biomedical Engineering program. Launched in 2017, it blends engineering, medicine,... More