CASB Research

S&T chemist works to recycle fossil fuel emissions

Posted by on June 23, 2021

A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology is working to reduce greenhouse gases by designing a catalyst to convert the environmental pollutant carbon dioxide into new fuels and chemicals while using as few new resources as possible.

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The U.S. has beef with its history

Posted by on June 22, 2021

A new study by a Missouri S&T researcher shows U.S. food culture has paralleled the country’s broader changes in colonization, environmentalism, ethnicity and race, and even industrialization.

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S&T math professors publish two new books

Posted by on May 17, 2021

Two researchers from Missouri S&T have recently published new books focusing on advanced topics in mathematics.

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The ethics of investing in new infrastructure in the United States

Posted by on May 14, 2021

President Joe Biden’s proposed $2 trillion investment in the nation’s infrastructure over the next decade comes as encouraging news to groups such as the American Society of Civil Engineers. But with every infrastructure plan comes a host of potential ethical issues that national, state and local leaders need to consider: gentrification, the potential effects of change in climate, impacts on local culture and the availability of affordable housing, to name a few.

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Newly named ant species has a Missouri S&T connection

Posted by on March 12, 2021

Until recently, Syscia sumnichti was just one of 10,000 to 30,000 nameless species of ants. Today, this inconspicuous little ant, native to Central America, has not only a name, but also a connection to Missouri S&T. Syscia sumnichti made its debut in a research paper published this month by Dr. John Longino, a professor of […]

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Documenting COVID-19’s changes to working and learning

Posted by on February 26, 2021

Over the past year, how people conduct business and learn have changed drastically because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Keng Siau, chair of Missouri S&T’s business and information technology department (BIT), has co-authored four papers detailing the transformations to business and education systems in the last year.

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Missouri S&T students create digital story map to trace Trail of Tears journey through Missouri

Posted by on February 23, 2021

Missouri University of Science and Technology students created a digital exhibit to tell the story of how thousands of Native Americans travelled through Missouri nearly 200 years ago on a forced march westward that became known as the “Trail of Tears.” Students in Dr. Justin Pope’s Native American History course at Missouri S&T developed the […]

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Biomedical engineers develop ‘smart’ sensor bandages

Posted by on February 4, 2021

In a time of COVID-19 restrictions and minimal travel, many people are turning to virtual doctor appointments and consultations as a safer alternative to in-person doctor visits. Researchers at Missouri S&T are working to make this new wave of telemedicine more successful by creating an oxygen-sensing patch printed on a flexible, disposable bandage that can interact with a smartphone. This smart bandage could enable remote monitoring for the early detection of illnesses such as pressure ulcers, allowing for immediate treatment or intervention.

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Calculating history: Leon Hall pens history of mathematics at S&T

Posted by on January 29, 2021

Ask retired mathematics chair Leon Hall how long it took to write his departmental history book, An Ideal Department: Mathematics and Statistics at MSM, UMR, and Missouri S&T, and the answer may surprise you. “I could say 35 years or even 55, but the decision to organize the stuff I had collected into a book was only five […]

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Researchers validate theory that neutrinos shape the universe

Posted by on November 30, 2020

The effect that nearly massless, subatomic particles called neutrinos have on the formation of galaxies has long been a cosmological mystery — one that physicists have sought to measure since discovering the particles in 1956. But an international research team has created cosmological simulations that accurately depict the role of neutrinos in the evolution of […]

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