A new study finds significant social, demographic and regional disparity associated with youth employment in Western Massachusetts. Mark Melnik, director of the UMass Donahue Institute, shares what concerns him the most about the findings.
The gypsy moth is back! In the eastern part of the state especially, vacationers and residents can’t help but notice the decimated trees left by […]
When you see people with their heads buried in their phones, possibly playing a game like Bejeweled Blitz, don’t judge them too harshly. New research finds the visual search and matching app may have potential as a brain training tool.
UConn Researcher Brad Wright wanted to know if that church segregation was due — at least in part — to discrimination.
Women engineering students were put in mixed gender teams. They felt more relaxed when the ratio between men and women was 50-50, but they spoke up more when women were in the majority.
Most license plates carry a seemingly random mix of letters and numbers. But what if you threw a star, a diamond or a heart in […]
Researchers based at UMass-Amherst have found that African American assault victims are more likely to die after treatment in emergency rooms — even after controlling for several social and health factors. New England Public Radio's Karen Brown reports.