In This Issue

  • Darwin's bark spider in web

    Deadly Venoms, Tougher-than-Steel Webs

    Researchers are studying spider venom and silk, which could lead to breakthroughs in everything from new drug therapies to next-generation materials.
  • Prof. Supriya Chakrabarti, director of the Lowell Center for Space Science and Technology (LoCSST)

    All Systems Go!

    If all goes according to plan, UMass Lowell will have a planet-finding telescope soaring to the edge of the atmosphere and a miniature satellite orbiting Earth this year, thanks to the work of the university’s Lowell Center for Space Science and Technology (LoCSST) .
  • Asst. Prof. Reza Ahmadzadeh holds a HEXA robot.

    We, Robot

    From self-assessing systems to manufacturing advances, Kennedy College of Sciences researchers are at the forefront of building the next generation of robots.
  • Prof. Thomas Shea in front of computer with brain on screen

    The Alzheimer’s Puzzle

    In the absence of a cure, healthy nutrition choices and mental, physical and social activity may provide the best defense against Alzheimer’s disease.