National champ title goes to UMR

This spring, UMR proved conclusively that it has the best human-powered vehicle team in the nation. The UMR team won the West Coast challenge April 13-15 at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California and then won the East Coast challenge (again) May 11-13 in Ocala, Fla.

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Show me the research

On April 17, UMR student researchers showed Missouri legislators how glass is being used to strengthen bone tissue, how breakthroughs in chemistry might result in a new method of removing lead from the bloodstream, how nutrients in streams can be monitored more efficiently and why flood plains need to be checked for high levels of salt.

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