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Scientists explain why naked mole-rats’ longevity contradicts accepted aging theory

Dr. Chen Hou and his research collaborators have found an answer to the decades-old question of why naked mole-rats with high oxidative damage live 10 times longer than mice of comparative weight.“The long lifespan of the East African naked...
10-Feb-2020 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers seek to improve hydropower, lower electricity costs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $1 million to a research team led by Missouri University of Science and Technology to study ways to better harness the power of water as an energy source. About 10% of electricity in the U.S. is...
4-Feb-2020 3:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers study impact of contaminants in floodwaters

Last spring’s historic flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers may have distributed toxic contaminants along wide flood routes. Researchers know little about how these materials may affect public health and safety in rural and urban...
14-Nov-2019 1:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers urge Midwestern states to recycle solar panels efficiently

By 2050, up to six million tons of solar panel waste will need recycling. But few states have started processes for handling the waste even as they require more energy produced by renewable sources.
14-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Missouri S&T Joins Dark Energy Experiment to Solve Accelerating Cosmos Mystery

Missouri University of Science and Technology has joined the Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment (HETDEX) as one of 11 international institutions that are collaborating to define the force causing the accelerated expansion of the universe.
27-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Missouri S&T wins nearly $2 million for supercomputer system to advance statewide computational research and education

Missouri University of Science and Technology has received a $1.96 million grant from the National Science Foundation to purchase and install a new supercomputing system on its campus in Rolla.
23-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Geothermal system exceeds goals to reduce water, energy use and carbon footprint at five-year mark

After five years of operation, Missouri University of Science and Technology’s geothermal energy system continues to exceed its projected campus impact and efficiency.
27-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Las Vegas’ rise from regional vice destination to glittering hotspot detailed in new book

A Las Vegas historian is telling the behind-the-scenes story of the city’s meteoric rise into becoming the multi-billion-dollar tourist industry it is today in a new book.
24-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert commentary: Super Bowl victory an economic win to team’s community

17-Jan-2020 12:00 AM EST

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Modern American history military historian available to comment on U.S.-Iran conflict

8-Jan-2020 3:25 PM EST

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Fire Ecologist Available to Comment on Public Health Impact of Australian Bushfires

3-Jan-2020 1:05 PM EST

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Election security is about more than just machines, researcher says

As the 2020 elections approach, voters need to be aware of possibly malicious attempts to manipulate their opinions and their votes, according to Dr. George Markowsky, professor of computer science at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
20-Nov-2019 5:15 AM EST

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American military historian available to comment on 75th anniversary of D-Day

25-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Missouri S&T wind engineer assesses Jefferson City tornado damage

24-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Sensor-Embedded ‘Smart’ Helmets Could Detect TBIs

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...
23-May-2019 4:15 PM EDT

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Fire Ecologist and Entomology Expert Shares Experiences and Research Related to Biodiversity Loss

7-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Founded in 1870 as one of the first technological schools west of the Mississippi, Missouri S&T is one of the nation's top research universities. Today, Missouri S&T builds on a heritage of discovery, creativity and innovation to address the challenges of a changing, technologically dependent world.


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