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An Cyanine Dye Acid Test that Won't Drown in Water


Near-infrared cyanine dyes are go-to tools for studying the inner workings of cells and investigating the biochemistry of disease, including cancer. But even though they have low toxicity and plenty of applications, these fluorescent dyes have a...
6-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Farm Sunshine, Not Cancer: Replacing Tobacco Fields with Solar Arrays


Michigan Tech researchers contend that tobacco farmers could increase profits by converting their land to solar farms, which in turn provides renewable energy generation.
5-Feb-2018 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Online Tool Speeds Up Evolution Education

The biology teacher's pedagogical toolbox is evolving. Bright colors, replicating computer code and a digital petri dish bring evolution science to life for students.
5-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Big Picture of Great Lakes Mercury Pollution


A transdisciplinary team examined regulatory impacts on Great Lakes mercury, focusing on an Upper Peninsula tribal community with high fish consumption.
23-Jan-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Shrinking Moose of Isle Royale


Climate change and predator-prey dynamics with wolves make for smaller moose. Ecologists compared skull measurements spanning four decades gathered at Isle Royale National Park and found a 16 percent decrease in moose skull size.
18-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Playing the Climate Change Game

A university community plays a world climate change negotiations role-playing game.
27-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Series of Fortunate Events


Volcanism is sometimes like food poisoning, where the Earth spews forth unstable material. New research from Michigan Technological University, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and ETH Zurich shows that a significant pulse of volatile carbon was...
24-Nov-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

On the Origins of Star Stuff: HAWC Collaboration Sheds Light on Origin of Anti-Matter


Michigan Tech team and others use a high-altitude observatory in Mexico to better understand where gamma rays come from.
16-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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