Two thyroid cancer biomarkers go through a clumping cycle that may interfere with cancer detection tests. New research from Michigan Technological University explores a driving force behind the problem: a protein with a sweet tooth.
12-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
A better understanding of how light reflects off different surfaces has improved action movies, videogames and now solar panels. A team from Michigan Technological University and Queen's University have found a way to get more sun to shine on the...
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Watching the clouds go by, swirls of white puff up and melt away. New research led by Michigan Technological University analyzes how those clouds mix using holographic imaging and an airborne laboratory.
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A research team led by Michigan Technological University chemist Xiaohu Xia has developed a catalyst that improves the sensitivity of the standard PSA test over 100-fold. The new catalyst mimics the action of biochemicals found in nature, called...
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Science can be expensive. But making customized scientific equipment doesn’t have to be. Researchers at Michigan Technological University have compiled economic data on the effectiveness of open source hardware in the laboratory—and the process...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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.
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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...
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