All about the microbes

All about the microbes

Researchers compare notes on amazing world of bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa They’re out there for better or for worse, a teeming universe of microbes that influences everything that lives and breathes in this world. They have ominous-sounding names –...
Reducing the Relics of War

Reducing the Relics of War

Grant to address fate of munitions constituents in the environment The Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR) was established in 1911 as a field artillery firing and field training site. Over the next several decades, MMR, which occupies 34 square miles on upper...
Biochar to the Rescue

Biochar to the Rescue

Environmental engineering faculty study novel approach to stormwater management When stormwater runs off impervious surfaces like pavements and roofs, it bypasses nature’s filtering system and moves rapidly through storm drains, sewer systems and drainage ditches into...
Munitions Mysteries

Munitions Mysteries

Research to address mobility of unexploded ordnance on beaches Hidden dangers on America’s beaches include not only much-publicized shark attacks and rip currents but also unexploded ordnance, a term used to describe undetonated explosives including bombs, shells,...
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