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Making Hydrogen Fuel from Water and Visible Light Highly Efficient

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Michigan Tech researchers have streamlined a method to improve the splitting water into hydrogen molecules using visible light. Their work paves the way for more sustainable hydrogen fuels.
20-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Following the Fire: Preventing Floods and Erosion

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Flames are not the only danger from wildfires. Burned areas are at risk for floods and landslides, which Michigan Tech researcher Mary Ellen Miller seeks to prevent.
14-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Making a Better Nitrate Test Kit

This little black box could change how we study one of the world's biggest water quality issues. Our Michigan Tech team joined up with the Nitrate Elimination Company to create this this new nitrate test kit.
5-Aug-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Better Together: Graphene-Nanotube Hybrid Switches

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Researchers at Michigan Tech have combined two unlikely materials to make a digital switch that could improve high speed computing.
3-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Connecting People and Geology on Volcanoes

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Luke Bowman, who received his PhD from Michigan Tech this summer, gets to the heart of geohazards on the San Vicente Volcano in El Salvador.
31-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Carbon Nanotube Speakers Play Music With Heat

Carbon nanotube speakers play music using heat and two Michigan Tech graduate students received an award recently for their work improving the technology.
29-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bringing Back the Magic in Metamaterials

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A research team out of Michigan Tech has found a way to solve one of the biggest challenges of making metamaterials. Their optical work is a big step towards creating a "perfect lens".
17-Jul-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Better Heat Exchangers Using Garbage Bags

Michigan Tech researchers are making better heat exchangers for industrial use using the same plastic as in garbage bags.
26-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Michigan Tech Experts Weigh in on Mine Remediation

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13-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Earthquake Expert Available to Talk About Nepal

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12-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Earthquake Researcher Familiar with Nepal

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27-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Air, Earth, Water Research Join Hands at Michigan Tech

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An interdisciplinary lab at Michigan Tech's Great Lakes Research Center brings air, earth and water scientists together to study climate and environmental issues.
19-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Sustainable Forest Management--What We Say and What We Do

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There is a proven system for sustainable management of northern hardwood forests. Everyone subscribes to it, but a study shows few are actually doing it.
27-May-2014 3:55 PM EDT

With Heartbleed, Time Is Not on Your Side

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11-Apr-2014 10:00 AM EDT

What's Going on Under the Ice? Researchers Take a Peek

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Most people are fed up with winter, but Guy Meadows loves it. Ice and snow give the director of Michigan Technological University’s Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) in the frigid Upper Peninsula of Michigan a chance to do something few others...
4-Apr-2014 10:00 AM EDT

University Chefs Share Their Healthy Eating Secrets

Two Michigan Technological University chefs are holding classes to help faculty and staff learn to cook and eat more nutritiously.
26-Mar-2014 1:00 AM EDT

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