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Hidden danger in electric vehicle fires

Like a fire in a wall, fires in electric vehicle (EV) batteries burn unseen. Firefighters can squelch the visible flames in an EV fire, but chemicals inside the battery continue to burn because firefighters cannot reach the source. Researchers at...
9-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Missouri S&T offers summer research for students from HBCUs

Twenty students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) participated in a summer program at Missouri S&T that is designed to encourage engineering students from underrepresented groups to pursue graduate studies.This year, students...
1-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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In new book, historian explores archaeologists’ and Egyptologists’ social networks

When most of us think of social networks, we think of connecting digitally with others through sites like Facebook, TikTok or Twitter. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, an associate professor of history at Missouri University of Science and...
1-Aug-2022 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Missouri S&T professor elected senior member of National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Anthony Convertine, the Roberta and G. Robert Couch Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2022 class of senior...
11-Feb-2022 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

S&T researchers use historical sea-level rise to estimate effects of ice-dam collapse

How widespread will the effects be as polar ice caps melt in a warming climate and release fresh water into our oceans? An international research group led by Missouri S&T researchers may have found some answers after investigating a lake on the...
30-Sep-2021 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Missouri S&T Researchers Patent Implants Made with Bioactive Glasses and Metals

Medical devices made of bioactive glasses and metals that dissolve at the end of their operational lifespan could replace other types of implants and eliminate the need for invasive removal once they have served their purpose, say researchers at...
2-Aug-2021 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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