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Biohazard breathalyzer could detect coronavirus

Posted by on August 4, 2020

S&T electrical and computer engineering researchers are using machine learning to build a system to alert authorities to airborne biohazards such as the coronavirus as travelers pass through airport security checkpoints.

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Sewing to save the orphans

Posted by on August 4, 2020

When bush fires in 2019 and early 2020 ravaged Australia and killed an estimated 1 billion animals, rescuers kept orphaned kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, bandicoots and other animals comfortable in pouches, wraps and nests handmade by crafters from around the world. 

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‘Greased Lightning’ scores both human-powered titles

Posted by on August 4, 2020

A pandemic couldn’t  stop an S&T design team in pursuit of  success.

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S&T defensive end signs with Kansas City Chiefs

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Miner defensive end Tershawn Wharton, who studied psychology at S&T, signed a free-agent contract with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs. Wharton was a record setter at S&T, earning All-America honors and making Great Lakes Valley Conference all-conference three times.

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Recipe for organ tissue creation

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Using bioactive glass, stem cells and a 3-D printer, Missouri S&T researchers are creating organ tissue samples in hopes of advancing pharmaceutical testing and providing a better understanding of how diseases affect human cells.

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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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