Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Research suggests nonviolence as a solution

By Catherine Ferris

October 31, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

A world where war does not have to be an answer to conflict may seem like a fantasy, but according to a psychology research article, it can be achieved. The article, which was written by Bernhard Leidner, Linda Tropp and Brian Li...

UMass astronomer solves mystery of Milky Way’s black hole

By David Barnstone

September 19, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Env. & Tech., News, Science & Technology

While most astronomers agree that a massive black hole sits at the center of every major galaxy in the universe, it is less clear how the gravitational pull of these regions interacts with the matter surrounding them. Now, an international team of scientists led by University of Mass...

UMass graduate wins food science competition

By Mary Reines

September 5, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Env. & Tech., News, Science & Technology

A faster way to detect pesticide residue was discovered by University of Massachusetts Honors graduate Wisiani Wijaya. She won first place at the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association’s (IFTSA) undergraduate research competition in July. What once took hours...

UMass engineer gets Department of Energy funding to improve chemical reactions in fuel cells

By David Barnstone

September 5, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, Science & Technology

Now, some of that money is coming to support the work of one engineer at the University of Massachusetts who is trying to understand the fundamental science of fuel cells and use that knowledge to suggest ways to make them less...

UMass researchers working to develop protective ‘second skin’ for military uniforms

By Chelsie Field

November 28, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Research teams at the University of Massachusetts, along with several other organizations, have received a five-year $1.8 million grant to develop a new layer of protection in the fabric of future military uniforms, according...