Tiny is terrific

The ultrasmall holds huge possibilities for the future if you ask Julia E. Medvedeva, assistant professor of physics.

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Where’s the beef?

cowThe famous line delivered by Paul Newman in the movie Cool Hand Luke could summarize David Wright’s last three years of cattle industry research: “What we have here is a failure to communicate.”

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A change in power

High-tech military gear, carried by soldiers along with the 20 to 40 pounds of batteries they require, one day could have a lighter-than-air power source.

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­Blocks made from scratch (and scraps)

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John Myers with wood fibers and fly ash used to create an environmentally friendly constuction material. Photo by B.A. RupertJohn Myers can’t say no to leftovers, particularly when fly ash or wood fibers are on the plate.

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Blowing hot glass

Many Missourians have long associated glass blowing with artisans who populate Silver Dollar City. Now, students at Missouri S&T can watch glass blowing – and practice it themselves – on campus.

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Catching the next wave of tsunami research

Adedotun Moronkeji, CE’07, is part of the next wave of tsunami research. Moronkeji spent last summer helping to create model-scale experiments at Oregon State University’s Tsunami Wave Basin, the largest facility of its type in North America.

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Shining the light on contaminated water

When a water supply is contaminated, people are usually ordered to boil their H2O. But if Curt Elmore’s emergency drinking water system proves reliable, people will be able to drink water that has been treated with ultraviolet energy.

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Why are we losing Louisiana?

The Mississippi Delta region was losing land long before Hurricane Katrina came ashore. But the correlation between land loss and the risk of flooding in the region is now more evident than ever.

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GE Aviation brings 30 new jobs to Rolla

Missouri S&T has been selected by GE Aviation as the home of a new University Development Center to be located in Rolla. At least 30 engineering positions are expected to be created in Rolla as a result of the partnership.

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Grads assume UM System leadership roles

Two engineering graduates – Gary Forsee, CE’72, and Cheryl Walker, EE’86 – have assumed new leadership roles for the four-campus University of Missouri System.

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