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S&T Author Examines African Civilization in New Book

The key to the modernization of Africa is an African renaissance, says Dr. Tseggai Isaac, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Isaac has recently co-authored and edited a collection...
23-Apr-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Arcade-Style ‘Snake Invasion’ Brings Campus Tradition Online

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Every March, students at Missouri University of Science and Technology wield wooden walking sticks called shillelaghs to rid the campus of rubber snakes in honor of how, according to legend, St. Patrick drove the snakes from Ireland centuries ago....
2-Mar-2015 7:00 AM EST

Missouri S&T Researcher Cleans Wastewater

A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher has developed systems to turn wastewater into fresh water.
20-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Smartphone App Tracks Students’ Class Attendance Automatically

Do you want to know how often your college student attends class? Missouri University of Science and Technology has an app for that.
6-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Researcher Finds Hydrogen Production in Extreme Bacterium

A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology has discovered a bacterium that can produce hydrogen, an element that one day could lessen the world’s dependence on oil.
30-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

Missouri S&T Historian Examines Gangster Bugsy Siegel in New Book

Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was a successful, charismatic and tough gangster, but he was neither a visionary who founded the Las Vegas Strip nor a pathological killer, says Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Larry Gragg in his...
26-Jan-2015 5:00 PM EST

Missouri S&T Students, Recent Graduate Lead a Mars Landing Team

Two Missouri University of Science and Technology students and one recent graduate are part of a team that has been selected as a finalist to design part of a Mars landing mission in 2018.
5-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

How Engineering Could Help You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

The syllabus of a recent Operations Research course taught by Dr. Ivan G. Guardiola at Missouri University of Science and Technology seems to have more in common with a script from the TV series “The Walking Dead” than with a typical upper-level...
28-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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Time to Move Beyond ‘Medieval’ Cyber Security Approach, Expert Says

The nation’s approach to cyber security has much in common with medieval defense tactics, and that needs to change, says a cyber security expert at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
21-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

What Can Be Done About a Water Shortage?

ROLLA, Mo. – The water crisis in the western United States – especially in California and Washington – may be the most severe and most publicized, but other threats to the nation’s water supply loom, says Dr. Joel Burken, professor of civil...
19-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss College Graduates Preparing to Enter Workforce

12-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Geological Engineering Expert Available to Discuss Nepal Earthquakes

12-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Beyond California, Other Water Crises Loom, Says @MissouriSandT Expert

10-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Expert From @ MissouriSandT Available to Discuss Need to Ramp Up Cyber Security Research, Education

20-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Expert: Super Bowl Victory an Economic Win to Team’s Community

20-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST

Expert Available to Discuss Anti-Semitism, Jewish Identity in France

13-Jan-2015 9:45 AM EST

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