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Article ID: 695032

Rock-and-Roll Grandpa Earns Missouri S&T Doctoral Degree for Research on Using Desert Shrub as Asphalt Recycling Agent

Missouri University of Science and Technology

He’s driven the backroads with some of the biggest names in rock and roll, from Def Leppard and KISS to John Denver and the Eurythmics, hauling both gear and performers as a truck- and bus-driving roadie.Yet despite his many brushes with fame, what gets Mike Lusher most excited these days is his Missouri University of Science and Technology research into an unassuming desert shrub that some predict will revolutionize the rubber industry.

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23-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 681261

$1.6 Million NSF Grant to Advance Understanding of ‘Amorphous’ Materials

Missouri University of Science and Technology

A physics professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology will lead a four-year effort to spur research, development and commercial adoption of a new class of oxide semiconductors that outperform silicon-based transistors and could lead to new uses for flexible displays.

Released:
18-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 661313

Low Oil Prices Reduce Pain at the Pump

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri S&T professor Joseph Smith explains why oil prices -- and gas prices -- remain low across the United States.

Released:
22-Sep-2016 9:15 AM EDT

Article ID: 660005

Research by Missouri S&T Faculty Could Prevent Next Major Human-Related Disaster

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Headline-grabbing disasters like the Chernobyl nuclear incident and the Exxon Valdez oil spill could have been prevented through better labor practices, like shorter shifts and more structured shift rotations, say two Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers in a new book on risk management.

Released:
30-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 659805

Missouri S&T Expert to Present at Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit

Missouri University of Science and Technology

A computer science professor from Missouri University of Science and Technology will join top government hackers, corporate risk managers and information technology professionals at the inaugural Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit this week in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Released:
26-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 652957

Missouri S&T Team Boosts Lithium-Ion Battery Performance

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers are working to solve the problem of short-life of lithium-ion batteries like those used in laptops and cellphones, making them reliable and longer-lasting using a thin-film coating technique called atomic layer deposition (ALD).

Released:
5-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 639008

Flood Damage After Katrina Could Have Been Prevented, S&T Expert Says

Missouri University of Science and Technology

A decade after hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, experts say the flooding that caused over 1,800 deaths and billions of dollars in property damage could have been prevented had the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers retained an external review board to double-check its flood-wall designs.

Released:
24-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 634697

Time to Move Beyond ‘Medieval’ Cyber Security Approach, Expert Says

Missouri University of Science and Technology

The nation’s approach to cyber security has much in common with medieval defense tactics, and that needs to change, says a cyber security expert at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Released:
21-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 634561

What Can Be Done About a Water Shortage?

Missouri University of Science and Technology

ROLLA, Mo. – The water crisis in the western United States – especially in California and Washington – may be the most severe and most publicized, but other threats to the nation’s water supply loom, says Dr. Joel Burken, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Released:
19-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 623297

Ground Troops Are Key to Wartime Success, Says S&T Historian

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Air strikes never fully succeed in winning a war, says military historian John C. McManus, a professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He says American troops on the ground have proven throughout recent history to be the crucial difference between victory and defeat.

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15-Sep-2014 3:30 PM EDT

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