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Article ID: 713471

Missouri S&T wind engineer assesses Jefferson City tornado damage

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Less than 24 hours after tornadoes swept through communities across Missouri, Dr. Guirong (Grace) Yan was inspecting the damage in Jefferson City, one of the cities hit by Wednesday night’s tornado outbreak. Yan, an assistant professor of structural engineering at Missouri S&T, and three of her Ph.D. students visited the state capitol to assess the damage as part of her research on tornadic wind pressure.

24-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 713463

Tapping the power of AI and high-performance computing to extend evolution to superconductors

Argonne National Laboratory

In a new study from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, researchers used the power of artificial intelligence and high-performance supercomputers to introduce and assess the impact of different configurations of defects on the performance of a superconductor.

24-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 713115

Tiny Vortices Could One Day Haul Microscopic Cargo

Department of Energy, Office of Science

The behavior of active magnetic liquids suggests new pathways to transport particles across surfaces and build materials that self-heal.

24-May-2019 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713425

Nature inspires a novel new form of computing, using light

McMaster University

McMaster researchers have developed a simple and highly novel form of computing by shining patterned bands of light and shadow through different facets of a polymer cube and reading the combined results that emerge.

23-May-2019 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 713441

ALS research reveals new treatment approach

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

New research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (AML) has revealed that a protein called membralin plays a key role in the disease process. The study, published in Journal of Clinical Investigation, suggests that membralin-boosting gene therapy is a potential therapeutic direction to treat this often deadly disease.

23-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713432

Sensor-Embedded ‘Smart’ Helmets Could Detect TBIs

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Dr. Jie Huang, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, is working to meet the need for TBI early detection by developing technology that enables autonomous collection and processing of data in a reliable and “smart” manner for prompt identification.

23-May-2019 4:15 PM EDT

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