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On the Origins of Star Stuff: HAWC Collaboration Sheds Light on Origin of Anti-Matter

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Michigan Tech team and others use a high-altitude observatory in Mexico to better understand where gamma rays come from.

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Michigan Tech, Elena Semouchkina, Metamaterials, Perfect Lens, invisibility cloak, Electrical Engineering

Beyond Good Vibrations: New Insights into Metamaterial Magic

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Metamaterials have amazing potential—think invisibility cloaks and perfect lenses—but they are more likely to be found in a Harry Potter novel than a lab. To help bring them closer to reality, researchers delved into the complex fundamental physics of metamaterials.

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Predicting Volcanic Eruptions Like Mount Agung in Bali Is Tricky Science

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Michigan Tech, Simon Carn, Remote Sensing, Satellite, Volcano, carbon dioxide (CO2)

Is It Gonna Blow? Measuring Volcanic Emissions From Space

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Carbon dioxide measured by a NASA satellite pinpoints sources of the gas from human and volcanic activities, which may help monitor greenhouse gases responsible for climate change.

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Bio-Methane Transforms From Landfill Waste to Energy Source

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Most manure just sits around. Anaerobic digesters take those piles and place them in large covered tanks and convert waste into an energy source. Chemical engineers from Michigan Tech examined the carbon footprint of anaerobic digestion.

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New NIH grant Will Study Alcohol’s Effects on the Nervous System

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Michigan Technological University is leading a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) study to understand alcohol’s effects on sleep, blood pressure and brain activity

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Where Are Computer-Savvy Workers Going to Come From?

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What is STEM education?

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Two new studies show how a deeper understanding of what STEM education means in K-12 classrooms can enhance teaching in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Detecting Cosmic Rays from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

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Where do cosmic rays come from? Solving a 50-year old mystery, a collaboration of researchers has discovered it's much farther than the Milky Way.

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Test Strips for Cancer Detection Get Upgraded with Nanoparticle Bling

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Detecting cancer could be as easy as a home pregnancy test. Platinum-coated gold nanoparticles developed by Michigan Technological University researchers could make cheap and simple test strip detection a reality.







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