University of Massachusetts Amherst

This Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 photo released by the University of Massachusetts Amherst media relations website shows a fruit salad prepared on campus, and weighing more than 15,000 pounds. (AP Photo/University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

UMass students feast on 15,000-pound fruit salad

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — In what’s become an annual tradition, the University of Massachusetts celebrated the start of the new academic year with a delicious, healthy, record-breaking dish. About 500 students and staff at the […]


Lawrence Livermore Laboratory's logo (AP Photo)

Scientists work on snakeskin-like bio-warfare suit

LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) — Scientists are designing a snakeskin-like protective suit that would shield its wearers against a chemical or biological attack. Lawrence Livermore Laboratory scientists call it the “Second Skin.”



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