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DNA biosensor could speed disease detection

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Combining nanotechnology and biomedical diagnostics into a process called nanodiagnostics is helping scientists detect diseases at an earlier stage.

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Developing a faster, cleaner, cheaper chemical reaction

Posted by on August 4, 2020

A group of S&T researchers has developed a way for chemists to perform the combined reaction-separation process in chemical reactions without using metals or solvents.

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The sky is no limit

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Danielle Gines comes from a musical family in Bunker Hill, Ill., and she is always singing. But it was her interest in science and aviation that drew the Illinois transfer student to Missouri S&T and the Air Force ROTC program.

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Global Engineering Program launches this fall

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Missouri S&T will take a purposeful step this fall to prepare engineering graduates for international careers with the inauguration of a new Global Engineering Program (GEP). 

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What can the naked mole-rat tell us about aging?

Posted by on August 4, 2020

According to widely accepted theories, aging results from accumulated cellular damage caused by the byproducts of oxidative metabolism — the way our bodies burn oxygen to produce energy. Once a certain threshold of oxidative damage is reached, we die.

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Like water for energy

Posted by on August 4, 2020

About 10% of electricity in the U.S. is created by moving water, or hydropower, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hydropower Vision report, which also found great potential in improving hydropower systems to meet more U.S. energy needs. Now the DOE is investing about $7.5 million into research projects to improve hydropower and reduce […]

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Environmental engineers study face-mask materials

Posted by on August 4, 2020

The day before the federal government issued new recommendations that Americans wear cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, Yang Wang, a professor of environmental engineering who studies how fine particles like aerosols are transmitted, decided to test a few common household materials — pillowcases, scarves, furnace filters — “out of […]

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From Classroom to Collaboratory: An S&T history professor gives back

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Petra DeWitt’s journey from Germany to Missouri, student to faculty member and immigrant to scholar of migration embodies the mission of the S&T Collaboratory: encouraging humanities‑based research with the potential to challenge traditional ways of thinking.

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Reidmeyer receives ACS award

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Mary Reidmeyer, CerE’78, MS CerE’84, PhD CerE’89, teaching professor emeritus of ceramic engineering at S&T, received the Greaves-Walker Lifetime Service Award from the American Ceramic Society. She received the award at the organization’s 121st annual meeting at Materials Science & Technology 2019 in Portland, Ore. 

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Collins wins two awards for high-impact paper

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Pete Collins, MetE’99, the Alan and Julie Renken Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Iowa State University, received the Henry Marion Howe Medal from the American Society for Metals and the Champion H. Mathewson Award from AIME for a paper he published in Metallurgical and Materials Transactions. The paper is titled “Understanding the Interdependencies […]

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