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Newly discovered material may ease wear and tear on extraterrestrial vehicles

As NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover continues to explore the surface of Mars, scientists on Earth have developed a new nanoscale metal carbide that could act as a “superlubricant” to reduce wear and tear on future rovers.Researchers in Missouri...
11-Mar-2021 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Research promotes ‘doubly green’ renewable energy captured from biowaste

Cities around the United States could use their own biowaste from food scraps or manure to produce renewable energy for vehicles to the tune of $10 billion a year, according to a researcher at Missouri S&T. The proposed operation creates renewable...
26-Feb-2021 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Biomedical engineers develop ‘smart’ sensor bandages

Researchers at Missouri S&T are working to make telemedicine more successful by creating an oxygen-sensing patch printed on a flexible, disposable bandage. It could enable remote monitoring for the early detection of illnesses such as pressure...
4-Feb-2021 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Missouri S&T among winners in NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge

The success of NASA’s future plans to explore and inhabit the moon may depend in part on research by university students, including a team of seven from Missouri University of Science and Technology who have won a grant from the space agency to...
1-Feb-2021 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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$20 million grant funds effort to develop ultra-high strength and lightweight steels for U.S. Army

As the U.S. Army modernizes weapons systems and combat vehicles, researchers at Missouri S&T are developing lightweight and ultra-high-strength steels for next-generation combat vehicles that improve blast resistance and lower transportation...
7-Dec-2020 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers validate theory that neutrinos shape the universe

The effect that nearly massless, subatomic particles called neutrinos have on the formation of galaxies has long been a cosmological mystery — one that physicists have sought to measure since discovering the particles in 1956.But an international...
1-Dec-2020 6:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers use amino acids to grow high-performance copper thin films

For the first time, researchers from Missouri S&T have shown that highly ordered copper thin films can be crystallized directly on a one-molecule-thick layer of organic material rather than on the inorganic substrates that have been used for...
29-Sep-2020 5:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Missouri S&T researchers to improve shale oil recovery

Missouri S&T researchers are working to increase the amount of shale oil produced in the United States while reducing the need to drill new wells. They hope to develop a new model to mitigate the formation of heavy organic solids found in the oil...
4-Sep-2020 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Missouri S&T Structural Engineer Available to Discuss Building Collapse in Surfside, Florida

25-Jun-2021 1:55 PM EDT

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Missouri S&T expert available to discuss SolarWinds cyber attack

18-Dec-2020 12:35 PM EST

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Over the holidays, replacing the furnace filter could help protect people from COVID-19 indoors

Dr. Yang Wang, assistant professor of environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, advises homeowners to replace their furnace filter to help protect families from COVID-19 over the holidays.
24-Nov-2020 11:35 AM EST

Expert available for commentary on human and ecosystem response to today's massively destructive wildfires

11-Sep-2020 2:05 PM EDT

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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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