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MXene researchers find 2-D transition-metal carbides react with water, opening a door to their unknown chemistry

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have discovered that two-dimensional (2-D) titanium carbide materials, or MXenes, can react with water with no other oxidizers involved. Their finding may lead to new insights into the...
16-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Your Brain on Art: Neuroscientists Define the Aesthetic Experience

The research suggests that a key to understanding aesthetic experiences lies in the distinction between parts of the brain that respond to the outside world, versus those that look inward at ourselves. The authors were particularly interested in the...
20-Dec-2018 5:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Nearly $1 million NSF grant to bolster cyber-physical systems security

A team of Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers has received a National Science Foundation research grant of nearly $1 million to develop stronger safeguards for a wide array of complex systems that rely on computers – from...
7-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Building better aerogels by crushing them

Strong and flexible aerogels are used in a wide variety of products, from insulation for offshore oil pipelines to parts for space exploration missions. Now, aerogels are undergoing a paradigm shift due to a breakthrough in the understanding of...
4-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Plant Detective: Missouri S&T Professor Studies Plants as “Bio-Sentinels” of Indoor Pollution

Behold the common house plant, the front-yard shrub, the rhododendron around back that’s seen better days since the next-door neighbors put their home on the market.They brighten our lawns, increase our property values, even boost our mental and...
8-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Missouri S&T powers high-tech, living laboratory homes with new microgrids to research advanced lead battery technologies

Missouri University of Science and Technology has installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the campus’s EcoVillage, a “living laboratory” that is home to solar-powered houses designed and built by Missouri S&T students.
2-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Missouri S&T researchers win multimillion dollar grant to build fast-charging stations for electric cars

Researchers from Missouri S&T and three private companies will combine their expertise to create charging stations for electric vehicles that could charge a car in less than 10 minutes – matching the time it takes to fill up a conventional vehicle...
11-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Biomaterials expert Convertine joins Missouri S&T

Dr. Anthony J. Convertine, a biomedical engineer whose research seeks to tap polymer science to unlock the next steps in advancing drug delivery systems, has been named a Roberta and G. Robert Couch Assistant Professor of Materials Science and...
27-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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