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Missouri S&T Doctoral Student Enlists Drones to Detect Unexploded Landmines Through Changes in Plant Health

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From U.S. Navy laboratories to battlefields in Afghanistan, researchers are lining up to explore the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to detect unexploded landmines. At Missouri University of Science and Technology, civil engineering doctoral student...
9-Jan-2018 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Missouri S&T Geologist Named AAAS Fellow

WASHINGTON _ Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe of Missouri University of Science and Technology has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for her contributions to the advancement of palynology ─ the study...
20-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Historian Discovers Early Reformation Writings “Hiding in Plain Sight”

As Protestant Christians around the world prepare to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses – the document that sparked the Protestant Reformation – a historian of early modern Europe has discovered what he believes to...
20-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Missouri S&T Metallurgical Engineer Named ASM International Fellow

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A Missouri S&T professor known for both his teaching acumen and research portfolio has been named an ASM International fellow, a top honor in materials science and engineering. Dr. David Van Aken, a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of...
5-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Missouri S&T adds master’s degree in explosives technology

Growing interest in explosives technology among both federal investigators and military personnel is prompting Missouri University of Science and Technology to further expand its graduate programs in the field.
28-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Missouri S&T Receives Federal Support for Early-Stage Research Into Tapping “Citizen Scientists” to Collect Water Quality Data

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Picture teams of smartphone-toting citizen scientists, poised to collect water samples and test for contaminants thanks to a user-friendly app that can crowdsource rapid responders to mobilize the next time a public water system is at...
21-Sep-2017 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Missouri S&T Geologist Leads $2.1M National Science Foundation Research Effort to Study Earth’s Greatest Mass Extinction

Missouri S&T geologist Dr. Wan Yang has devoted his academic career to unlocking the mysteries of thePermian mass extinction more than 250 million years ago. That geological odyssey now finds him leading an 11-institution consortium that’s been...
18-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Fake News’ From 1738 Offers Lessons for Modern Historians

A widely circulated 1738 newspaper account of a Native American uprising against British settlers on the New England island of Nantucket – a report that turned out to be false – offers important lessons for historians today, says an assistant...
15-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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