Former astronaut and NFL football player Leland D. Melvin will be the speaker at Michigan Technological University's 2014 Spring Commencement.
4/1/2014 11:00 AM EDT
A meta-data analysis has uncovered more than 1,000 genes in rice that may be key targets for developing new strains of super rice.
4/1/2014 8:00 AM EDT
The spiny water flea, aka Bythotrephes, is devouring its way through the Great Lakes and into the surrounding inland waters, including Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park, disrupting an entire ecosystem from the bottom up.
3/12/2014 10:00 AM EDT
Scientists are aiming for a simple, practical way to remediate mine waste laced with copper and other toxic elements. And, they are shedding light on the inner workings of the plants and bacteria that do the cleanup.
3/7/2014 9:45 AM EST
Using iron ions and chemistry found in the adhesive proteins of a certain mollusk, Bruce P. Lee has developed a hydrogel actuator that moves when its pH is raised.
3/7/2014 9:15 AM EST
A life-cycle analysis led by Joshua Pearce of Michigan Technological University shows that making your own plastic 3D printer filament from milk jugs uses less energy—often a lot less—than recycling milk jugs conventionally.
3/5/2014 11:00 AM EST
An aquaponics project studying the interdependence of fish and plants winds up rolled in tortillas and served with organic coleslaw.
2/26/2014 8:00 AM EST
Engineered tissues like the ones used to create artificial skin need a scaffold for cells to grow on. Now a team led by Michigan Technological University’s Feng Zhao has coaxed cells called fibroblasts into creating a scaffold that mimics the...
2/24/2014 9:30 AM EST
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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...
4/4/2014 10:00 AM EDT
Two Michigan Technological University chefs are holding classes to help faculty and staff learn to cook and eat more nutritiously.
3/26/2014 1:00 AM EDT
Lake Superior is more than 90 percent iced over, and experts say it may be covered completely before winter's end. Someone has proposed a hike across Lake Michigan, and Lake Huron and Lake Erie are 95 percent frozen. But even without 100 percent...
2/19/2014 12:05 AM EST
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12/5/2013 8:00 AM EST
A Michigan Technological University water resources engineer is working with experts from 10 other universities across the nation to develop a sustainable model for water resources management in South Florida. It will serve other areas facing...
8/28/2013 1:00 AM EDT