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2015-01-26 16:24:50

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Plans are now underway for the 17th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk, which will take place Sunday, September 27, 2015.

2014-12-09 23:02:03

UMass Memorial Health Care has implemented Fonolo's innovative call-back solution to offer an improved call center experience for its patients. Toronto,

grass inspiration
2014-10-02 03:00:12

Using a bio-mimicking analog of one of nature’s most efficient light-harvesting structures, blades of grass, an international research team has taken a major step in developing long-sought polymer architecture to boost power-conversion efficiency of light to electricity for use in electronic devices.

2014-09-25 16:24:17

AMHERST, Mass., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When UMass football returns to campus this week, the latest generation of Minutemen will step onto a next-generation AstroTurf(®) field.

2014-08-14 08:29:53

WORCESTER, Mass., Aug.

2014-06-19 08:29:32

First of four projects chosen to enable development of nano-bio devices for the U.S.

2014-03-14 23:23:34

Celebrated filmmakers Ken Burns, Brett Morgen, and Erica Huggins are among Hampshire College alumni who will join a broad range of guest artists during a four-week Creative Media Institute this

gecko feet
2014-02-28 08:51:09

Scoffing at or cutting funds for basic research on unusual animal adaptations from Gila monster venom to snail sex, though politically appealing to some, is short-sighted and only makes it more likely that important economic and social benefits are lost.

2013-09-10 23:18:32

New report from Health Care Without Harm and Boston Green Ribbon Commission provides guidance, case studies on cogeneration for hospital financial decision makers. Boston,


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