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AMHERST, Mass. - Immunologists Barbara A. Osborne and Lisa M. Minter at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, as part of a multi-institution research team, will share a five-year, $4.8 million National Cancer Institute grant to target multiple diseases including cancer, Alzheimer's and graft-versus-host disease by manipulating an enzyme that ... (more)
Should prostitution be legalized?
Do undocumented immigrants contribute to the economy?
Director eyes Hollywood's portrayal of the disabled in 'CinemAbility' ORLANDO, Fla.
James Madison University senior and 2010 CCHS graduate Aaron Raffeinner participated Thursday in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with the Marching ... It's been quite a year for James Madison University freshman Blake Mabe and quite a career for JMU senior Aaron Raffeinner.
GOV. BROWN APPOINTS ARMEN TAMZARIAN TO LA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT http://asbarez.com/117078/gov-brown-appoints-armen-tamzarian-to-la-county-superior-court/ Thursday, December 5th, 2013 Armen Tamzarian makes a presentation at ANCA Grassroots last weekend SACRAMENTO-Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday appointed Armen Tamzarian to a judgeship in ... (more)
Like so many millions of people around the globe, Worcester resident William Goldman was devastated when John F. Kennedy Jr. was assassinated Nov. 22, 1963.
As fast food workers throughout the nation, including in Kansas City, continue protesting in demand of a $15-an-hour wage, economists have offered a wide range of scenarios that could result, The New York Times reports .
UMass-Amherst has announced plans to spend more than $2 million to enhance dormitory security, a little over a year after a woman was allegedly gang-raped in her room.
From cow burps to tree hiccups and melting permafrost , the potent greenhouse gas methane is produced in myriad ways.
When the UMass Amherst Marching Band stepped through New York City with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, six Leominster High School graduates were among the 394 performers this year.
The University of Massachusetts has agreed to spend more than $2 million during the next three years to make the 51 residence halls safer.
Writing in the current special issue of Nature dedicated to coastal regions, geoscientist Woodruff, with co-authors Jennifer Irish of Virginia Tech University and Suzana Camargo of Columbia University, say, "Society must learn to live with a rapidly evolving shoreline that is increasingly prone to flooding from tropical cyclones."
Sarah Portilla settles into her new position as Jewish Federation of Monmouth County's development manager in charge of Women's Philanthropy and missions.