Researchers mimic Legos for molecular building blocks, earn $411,000 NSF grant

Posted by on June 28, 2018

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Scientists at Missouri S&T are drawing inspiration from toy building blocks to create fixed molecular units used to accelerate the material discovery process known as rational design. They’ll use these “molecular blocks” to discover highly ionic conductive materials that could be used to make today’s much sought after all-solid-state lithium batteries.

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Rolla Town Band to perform July 5

Posted by on June 28, 2018

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The Rolla Town Band will perform its third concert of the summer this July in honor of the United States’ Independence Day and the country’s veterans.

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Fireworks 101: Behind the scenes of a pyrotechnics class

Posted by on June 27, 2018

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Five hours before kickoff of a Missouri S&T Miners football game last September, Leanna Lincoln and her dozen S&T classmates are wiping sweat from their brows. The sun beats down on an empty practice field just beyond the south end zone as Lincoln listens to S&T explosives engineering instructor Jerry Vaill.

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Dr. Yinfa Ma, distinguished chemistry professor, retires from Missouri S&T

Posted by on June 26, 2018

“Fortunate” was the single word Dr. Yinfa Ma used to describe his life during a June 22 retirement celebration held in his honor at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Rolla Town Band to perform June 28

Posted by on June 25, 2018

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The Rolla Town Band will perform its second concert of the summer this June.

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Not always bad—MXenes’ spontaneous oxidation harnessed to create 2-D nanocomposites

Posted by on June 19, 2018

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Researchers at Missouri S&T have discovered a new way to harness the potential of a type of spontaneously oxidized MXene thin films, to create nanocomposites that could sense both light and the environment. Previously, such spontaneous oxidation was considered detrimental because it degrades the MXene structure. The research is published in the June 2018 issue of ACS Nano, one of Google Scholar’s top-rated, peer-reviewed scientific journals.

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Civil War in the Ozarks lecture is Friday

Posted by on June 18, 2018

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Community members can hear about the various Civil War battles that spanned the Ozarks at a guest lecture at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T students to launch rocket in New Mexico

Posted by on June 15, 2018

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will launch a rocket 30,000 feet into the air over Las Cruces, New Mexico, this month as a part of the Spaceport America Cup.

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Missouri S&T’s Formula Car team to race in Nebraska

Posted by on June 15, 2018

A team of Missouri University of Science and Technology students will race its Formula 1-style racecar against other universities at the Lincoln Airpark as part of the Formula SAE-Lincoln competition.

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S&T team to race electrically powered Formula cars

Posted by on June 15, 2018

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will race its Formula One-style racecars while proving the viability of electric power at Formula SAE-Lincoln, an international student design competition.

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