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Analog computing can solve complex equations and use far less energy

A memristor device can solve complex scientific problems using significantly less energy.

Climate change threatens older elephants most

Continuing international cooperation, community involvement most important in ensuring elephants’ survival.

Transforming the immune system to combat tuberculosis

Mycobacterium exposure alters lung macrophages and TB response.

Turning routine vaccines into weapons against cancer

Using Salmonella to fight pancreatic cancer: How CD8 T cells can help.

UMass Amherst study reveals small RNA’s vital role in fighting cancer

Let-7 boosts tumor-fighting CD8 T cells in mice.

The young brain determines nap transitions, not age

UMass Amherst sleep scientist develops new theory on child's napping behavior.

The science behind the earth’s salt flats’ life and times

Research identifies hydrologic processes of green revolution ecosystems.

Understanding the internal mechanism of biological clocks

Findings create a new model for investigating diseases related to circadian rhythm disruptions.

What caused the Little Ice Age?

Uncovering the surprising cause of little Ice Age.

Scientists developed electronics that advance neuromorphic computing

A team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, have demonstrated a type of diffusive memristor, fabricated from the protein nanowires harvested from the bacterium...

New fabric alternative to batteries for wearable devices

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a method for making a charge-storing system that is easily integrated into clothing for 'embroidering...

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