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Break It Down: Understanding the Formation of Chemical Byproducts During Water Treatment

To improve water treatment, researchers use modeling to understand how chemical byproducts form during the advanced oxidation process.
25-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Students Study Nanotech, Viruses Across Oceans and Disciplines in Singapore

The world needs more students trained in global, interdisciplinary health science research. The International Research Experience for Students (IRES) program provides an eight-week-long opportunity for students to get lab experience abroad. One...
13-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


More Harm Than Good: Assessing the Nuclear Arsenal Tipping Point

First study of its kind shows how detrimental nuclear attack would be for the aggressor nation.
8-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Better, Faster, Stronger: Building Batteries That Don’t Go Boom

Understanding how lithium reacts to pressure developed from charging and discharging a battery could mean safer, better batteries.
24-May-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


The Isle Royale Winter Study Celebrates 60 Years

The 2018 report is out: two wolves, almost 1,500 moose and an ecosystem in transition. In its 60th year, the research conducted at Isle Royale National Park is the longest running predator-prey study of its kind.
15-May-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Whole-Tree Logging May Not Hinder Plant Biodiversity

When it comes to timber harvesting, removing the whole-tree—from stump to twigs—doesn’t reduce plant diversity any more than old-fashioned logging, which leaves tree branches behind in the woods.
16-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Take Me Home, Country Roads: The Future of Autonomous and Electric Vehicles in Rural Areas

Michigan Tech is one of eight universities competing in the AutoDrive Challenge, a design competition sponsored by SAE International and GM. Teams must convert an electrical vehicle, a Chevy Bolt, into an SAE Level 4 autonomous vehicle. Their first...
1-May-2018 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites


GLUT5 Fluorescent Probe Fingerprints Cancer Cells

Getting the results of a cancer biopsy can take up to two weeks. What if it could happen in 10 minutes? In two new papers, a team of chemists and engineers from Michigan Technological University lay the groundwork for cancer detection and...
1-May-2018 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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