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Machine Learning Reduces Uncertainty in Breast Cancer Diagnoses

A Michigan Tech-developed machine learning model uses probability to more accurately classify breast cancer shown in histopathology images and evaluate the uncertainty of its predictions.
1-Dec-2021 11:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

Marangoni Surfer Robots Look and Move Like Water Bugs

Nature has inspired innovation for centuries. Studying the traits birds and fish have naturally perfected over millennia leads engineers to create new technologies that improve our lives today. Michigan Tech researchers share how they built a tiny,...
19-Oct-2021 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Surface Chemistry Reveals Corrosive Secrets

Interactions between iron, water, oxygen and ions quickly become complex. Michigan Technological University scientists developed a more precise method to observe how iron minerals like rust form.
13-Oct-2021 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

REVolution: Cleaner, Powerful Engines When They Can’t Be Electric

The Advanced Power Systems Research Center (APS LABS) partnered with Strange Development to test the REVolution engine, which uses a rotary exhaust valve to clean up what were previously some of the dirtiest engines on the market like drones and...
27-Sep-2021 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

3D Nano-inks Push Industry Boundaries

A new, 3D-printable polymer nanocomposite ink has incredible properties — and many applications in aerospace, medicine and electronics.
24-Sep-2021 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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MTU Engineers Clean Up Water Pollution with Sunlight

In addition to providing vitamin D, helping flowers grow and creating the perfect excuse to head to the beach, sunlight also helps break down chemicals in streams, lakes and rivers. Michigan Tech’s Daisuke Minakata has developed a comprehensive...
10-Aug-2021 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

€1 Million Prize for Plastics-to-Protein Research Awarded to Steve Techtmann, Ting Lu

Steve Techtmann has won the 2021 Future Insight Prize — awarded to innovative research in health, nutrition and energy — for his food generator concept.
13-Jul-2021 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wolf Pups Born on Isle Royale, Moose Poised for Decline

Michigan Tech researchers return to the island to discover new insights about the wolves and moose of Isle Royale.
12-Jul-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Mines Gone Bust Can Boom Again in the New Energy Economy

The Biden administration is putting billions towards sustainable, domestic energy production. A major part of this effort is pumped underground storage hydro, or PUSH, a closed-loop hydroelectric system in which two Michigan Tech researchers are...
11-Aug-2022 10:00 AM EDT

Zombies and monsters and what they say about our worst anxieties

27-Oct-2021 3:35 PM EDT

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MTU Experts in Snow, Solar, and Power Outages

19-Feb-2021 10:30 AM EST

Remote Sensing Expert: World’s Largest Lakes Reveal Climate Change Trends

20-Jan-2021 2:05 PM EST

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Michigan Tech remote sensing, ecology experts available to speak to wildfire carbon emissions, climate-related ecosystem changes

22-Oct-2020 11:55 AM EDT

MTU engineer makes open-source, 3D printed tools for COVID-19

22-Sep-2020 11:45 AM EDT

Michigan Tech Expert on Wildfire Smoke, Human Health

14-Sep-2020 11:35 AM EDT

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Michigan Tech expert available: Mega wildfires release soil carbon into the atmosphere

Evan Kane, soil carbon expert, is available to speak about how increasingly severe wildfires are accelerating the climate change feedback loop.
14-Sep-2020 11:10 AM EDT

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