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Campus rallies to 3-D print protective medical gear

When representatives from Phelps Health, anticipating a shortage of protective masks due to the coronavirus outbreak, needed help, students, faculty and staff at Missouri S&T answered by harnessing the power of technology and ingenuity.Campus was...
23-Mar-2020 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers developing coronavirus detection system to screen travelers

Researchers at Missouri S&T are developing an airborne-biohazard system that could help screeners spot air travelers with lung diseases due to coronavirus and other viruses. Professors in electrical and computer engineering are using machine...
16-Mar-2020 5:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FCC to invest $176 million in broadband for Missouri’s rural areas

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will invest $176 million over 10 years to connect Missourians in rural areas to high-speed internet. But with more than 1 million residents who need access, systems expert Dr. Casey Canfield says bridging...
9-Mar-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Missouri S&T researchers create organ tissue with bioactive glass, stem cells and 3D printer

An interdisciplinary team of Missouri S&T researchers is creating organ tissue samples using bioactive glass, stem cells and a 3D printer. The project could advance pharmaceutical testing and lead to a better understanding of how diseases affect...
27-Feb-2020 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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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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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