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Power Co-op Evaluating Development of Pumped Storage Hydropower at Closed Mines

Dairyland Power Cooperative is collaborating with Mine Storage International AB (Mine Storage) and Michigan Technological University to explore the potential for pumped underground storage hydropower in the Upper Midwest.
12-May-2023 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Isle Royale Winter Study finds wolves living their best lives, moose not so much.

More pups, increased predation and pesky parasites are among highlights of the 63rd annual Winter Study, which focuses on the island’s wolf and moose populations.
24-Aug-2022 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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

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

20-Jan-2021 2:05 PM EST

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