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Six of seven species of sea turtles, critical to ocean ecology, are facing extinction with humans their most dangerous predator.

Meet the Beastcam (TM): an ingenious device that produces stunning 3-D photographs for use in sea turtle education and conservation and to...

Polymer scientist Al Crosby and functional biologist Duncan Irschick, the inventors of the gecko-inspired adhesive, Geckskin, are co-directors of a new, system-wide UMass Center for Evolutionary Materials. It is intended to be a home for researchers from many fields who are...

Thomas Zoeller, Biology, was interviewed about efforts to ban toxic fire-resistant chemicals in children’s products such as furniture, mattresses, and household electronics, noting that the chemicals interfere...

Annual Undergraduate Life Science Research Symposium will be held on Wednesday, April 18th . The Junior Fellows in the Life Sciences are hosting the event, which is sponsored by the College of...

Benjamin Normark, Biology, was interviewed by media about a new study on Diploscapter pachys, a tiny roundworm has developed an asexual way to copy its genes that also leads to enough minute mutations to allow it to adapt but not cause crippling defects....