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Missouri S&T Student Creates Mural for Children’s Library


Every time Lara Edwards, a senior in biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology, takes on a new art project, she makes sure to include an element that she has never tried before. So, when she agreed to paint a mural in the...
4/15/2014 12:00 PM EDT

New Electric-Powered Bus to Shuttle S&T Students

Students at Missouri University of Science and Technology can ride in style on campus while learning about fuel efficiency thanks to a new electric shuttle bus. The bus will begin operation on campus on Monday, April 14.
4/11/2014 5:00 PM EDT

S&T Computer Engineer Patents Quantum Computing Device

While widespread quantum computing may still be 15 years away, a computer engineering professor at Missouri S&T has patented a quantum processor capable of parallel computing that uses no transistors.
2/28/2014 1:00 PM EST

New Book Examines Breadth of Writing About Hank Williams

Since Hank Williams’ death in 1953, journalists, biographers, historians and scholars have written extensively about the country music legend. This new book examines Williams’ place in American history and popular culture.
2/25/2014 2:00 PM EST

Chemical Transport in Plants Likened to That of Humans


Plant roots and certain human membrane systems resist chemical transport in much the same way, say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology in a recent journal article. This similarity could make it easier to assess chemical...
2/21/2014 2:00 PM EST

Lungs May Suffer When Certain Elements Go Nano

Nanoparticles are used in all kinds of applications — electronics, medicine, cosmetics, even environmental clean-ups. More than 2,800 commercially available applications are now based on nanoparticles, and by 2017, the field is expected to bring...
1/27/2014 11:00 AM EST

Missouri S&T Names 'Signature' Areas of Manufacturing, Infrastructure

Advanced manufacturing and advanced materials for sustainable infrastructure are the first of four best-in-class or “signature” areas Missouri University of Science and Technology intends to focus on in the coming years.
1/17/2014 4:00 PM EST

Missouri S&T Modular Reactor Consortium Funds Two Initiatives

Missouri’s multi-university Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Research and Education Consortium, led by Missouri University of Science and Technology, has selected its first two research initiatives for funding.
1/14/2014 10:50 AM EST

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JFK Historians, Political Scientist Available to Speak to the Media

Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Two S&T historians and a political scientist have studied the 35th president and are available to share their perspectives.
11/18/2013 10:00 AM EST

Priest Who Gave Last Rites to JFK Supposedly Leaked News of His Death to the Media. S&T Historian Examines This Mystery

11/15/2013 11:25 AM EST

Military Historian Available to Discuss Battle of Gettysburg

6/26/2013 2:40 PM EDT

Missouri S&T Space Debris Expert Available to Discuss Meteor Explosion in Russia, contact or 573-341-4328

2/15/2013 2:00 PM EST

Mummy Unwrapping -- Science or Spectacle? A MissouriSandT Historian Says Both

10/29/2012 3:25 PM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss Presidential Election and Energy Policy


9/26/2012 5:25 PM EDT

Candidates Could Get Medieval with ‘Indirect Aggression’ Debate Tactics

As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney prepare to square off in a series of presidential debates, the candidates and their running mates could go medieval on their opponents by using a rhetorical technique that dates back to Nordic and Germanic legends of...
9/25/2012 9:35 AM EDT

Values Clash in U.S. Reactions to Middle East Turmoil Says Military Historian

9/21/2012 8:00 AM EDT

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