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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

Researchers realize world’s thinnest optical hologram with 2-D material monolayer

Missouri S&T researchers are demonstrating a new concept to reconstruct holographic images by using a single two-dimensional material monolayer with the thickness of less than one nanometer. Their work could lead to the creation of smart watches...
19-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers build cannon to test seals in coal mines

Mining and explosives engineering researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology began testing concrete seals used to close coal mine tunnels this month by loading a cannon with projectiles, shooting them at the seals and testing their...
14-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers to quantify and reduce harmful black carbon emissions from jet fuels in global aviation

The number of passengers on airlines almost doubled worldwide from 2007 to 2017 – from 2.2 billion to 4 billion people – according to the World Bank. And the public is increasingly aware of how atmospheric emissions from air travel can...
8-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Analyzing past earthquakes may be key to predicting future activity

With the recent earthquakes in early July in southern California, it is more important than ever to be able to accurately predict when and where the next one will occur. A researcher at Missouri S&T is working to do just that by studying past...
8-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Research Uncovers Possible Trigger for Beginnings of Life on Earth as We Know It

Approximately 2.4 billion years ago, the Great Oxidation Event, which dramatically increased the oxygen content in Earth’s atmosphere, paved the way for the rise of all lifeforms that use oxygen to break down nutrients for energy. While scientists...
29-Jul-2019 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Employees’ proactive behaviors can be risky business, psychologists find

Organizations often expect their employees to show initiative through proactive behavior, and at the same time, expect them to work well with their co-workers to achieve goals. But proactive approaches may not always be welcome by other team...
29-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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Dam Failure Expert Available to Talk About Brazil Dam Collapse

28-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST

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Fire ecologist shares experiences, research on nature’s way of recovering from massive wildfire destruction

13-Nov-2018 6:05 PM EST

Missouri S&T Structural Engineer Available to Discuss Italian Bridge Collapse

14-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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

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,...
23-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT

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