Tag: biology

The statistics of human sleep

Posted by on August 7, 2017

When Yogesh Lad traveled halfway around the world to pursue a master’s degree in systems engineering at Missouri S&T, he never imagined he would be spending so much time with biologists. But now Lad, a native of Mumbai, India, has become an integral member of a research group made up of mostly biology students and […]

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S&T researchers suggest ants need work-life balance to survive

Posted by on January 10, 2017

As humans, we constantly strive for a good work-life balance. New findings by researchers at Missouri S&T suggest that ants, long perceived as the workaholics of the insect world, do the same. In fact, according to these researchers, it is imperative that some ants rest while others work to conserve food, energy and resources for […]

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Learn more about biology at Missouri S&T’s BioBuilder workshops

Posted by on July 15, 2016

The local community and Missouri K-12 teachers can learn about the importance of synthetic biology and its role in our everyday lives by attending one of a series of hands-on, interactive summer workshop this July at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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New mathematical model illustrates link between energy use and aging

Posted by on January 29, 2016

Why does a Great Dane have a shorter lifespan than a pug? The answer lies in a complex relationship between energy usage and lifespan. That relationship is quickly being unraveled through the use of numerical modeling by a researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Huang named interim chair of biological sciences

Posted by on June 17, 2015

Dr. Yue-Wern Huang, professor of biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named interim chair of biological sciences. The appointment takes effect July 1.

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Reinventing biology lab with $10 and a smartphone

Posted by on July 28, 2014

With nothing more than a smartphone and less than $10 of trinkets and hardware supplies, students at Missouri University of Science and Technology can build their own microscopes this fall as part of a biology lab.

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Missouri S&T students learn nanobiotechnology in Taiwan

Posted by on June 20, 2008

Pairing quantum dots with a protein transporter, a group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology hopes to develop a more effective and efficient drug delivery method.

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UMR biologist named national microbiology scholar-in- residence

Posted by on October 10, 2007

Dr. David J. Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been selected for the American Society for Microbiology Scholars-in-Residence Program. He is one of 13 biology educators in the nation to be selected.

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UMR student group sponsors walk for cystic fibrosis

Posted by on April 11, 2006

This month, a group of University of Missouri-Rolla students will sponsor a five-kilometer run/walk to raise funds for cystic fibrosis research.

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UMR students to present research at regional microbiology conference

Posted by on March 31, 2006

Five students from the University of Missouri-Rolla are among 28 undergraduate and graduate students who will present their research at a regional microbiology conference in April.

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