Day: August 28, 2014

Simpler process to grow germanium nanowires could improve lithium-ion batteries

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed what they call “a simple, one-step method” to grow nanowires of germanium from an aqueous solution. Their process could make it more feasible to use germanium in lithium-ion batteries.

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Ph.D. in explosives engineering offered this fall at Missouri S&T

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Missouri University of Science and Technology will offer the nation’s first Ph.D. in explosives engineering beginning this fall. The new doctorate will help the university fill critical shortfalls in government and industry. In the mining industry alone, more than 5,000 engineers will retire in the next decade.

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