New Study Shows Childhood Asthma Due to Living Near Major Roadways Cost Los Angeles Residents $441 Million in 2007 Alone
Asthma caused or worsened by living near major roadways cost Los Angeles County more than $441 million in 2007 alone, according to a new peer-reviewed article by researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the University of Southern...
7-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST
Astronomers provide data from a new instrument, offering the most precise picture yet of events 4 billion years ago at the centers of distant, dust-cloaked galaxies. Details are in the first scientific paper based on data collected by the large...
6-Nov-2014 4:05 PM EST
Anthropologist Receives Mellon Fellowship Award to Study Endangered Ojibwe Language and Native American Traditions
UMass Amherst anthropologist Sonya Atalay has received a major fellowship award to master the endangered Anishinaabemowin language of Native American Ojibwe tribal communities, in order to expand research and understanding of ancient tribal...
6-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST
A new documentary, “Raising Shrimp,” has been named an official selection of the Blue Ocean Film Festival, where it will screen on Nov. 6. It explores aquaculture and its impacts, particularly environmental concerns of shrimp farming and what...
3-Nov-2014 3:25 PM EST
A new book co-authored by a distinguished Boston neurologist and a University of Massachusetts Amherst mathematician takes readers behind the scenes at Harvard Medical School’s neurology unit to show how a seasoned diagnostician faces down bizarre...
3-Oct-2014 1:25 PM EDT
Scientists trying to improve the power conversion efficiency of organic solar cells were long hampered by drawbacks of metal electrodes. Now comes a more efficient, easily processable and lightweight solar cell that can use any metal for the...
18-Sep-2014 2:40 PM EDT
Khaja Muneeruddin is one of three promising young scientists to recently receive the 2014-15 Global Fellowship Award from the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, dual publishers of the official pharmacopeia and National Formulary, the book of...
16-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT
New research published by the UMass Amherst Labor Center raises questions about the legitimacy of popular corporate ratings systems and industry “best-of” lists. In “The Corporate Rating Sham: The Case of T-Mobile,” Tom Juravich, professor...
11-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Various Experts Available for Analysis of Midterm Election Results - Political, Economic & Social Impact
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Labor Expert Provides Analysis of President Obama’s Executive Orders on Overtime, Federal Contractor Minimum Wage
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Expert Available to Comment on SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Decisions, Social & Economic Implications -- Lee Badgett
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