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Missouri S&T researcher finds another good reason to trust your gut

Posted by on July 16, 2018

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Within seconds, we make personal choices daily, such as what clothes to wear or what music to play in the car on the way to work. A cognitive neuroscientist at Missouri University of Science and Technology says gut-level decisions are important, and that intuition tends to be accurate for revealing our true preferences.

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Military background spurs Missouri S&T explosives engineering Ph.D. student’s research on traumatic brain injury

Posted by on July 11, 2018

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While in the Marine Corps, Missouri S&T explosives engineering Ph.D. student Barbara Rutter saw the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on her fellow soldiers’ lives firsthand. Those experiences have led Rutter to devote her graduate research to the relationship between physical building damage and TBI occurrence, so that the military can easily determine if an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion has caused such an injury.

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Missouri S&T workshops to help entrepreneurs with successful start-ups 

Posted by on July 11, 2018

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For start-up businesses, knowing how and who to go to for help can mean the difference between success and failure. A three-part series – READY, SET, GO – was developed specifically to help current and aspiring entrepreneurs learn the basics of business startup. The series is being offered by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri S&T, in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) St. Louis District Office.

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Missouri S&T concludes second-largest fundraising year in university history

Posted by on July 10, 2018

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Missouri University of Science and Technology has completed the second-largest fundraising year in university history, with $22.6 million in charitable gifts and pledges received during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

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S&T receives largest gift in its history with in-kind contribution of seismic data

Posted by on July 3, 2018

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Missouri University of Science and Technology has received the largest gift in its history: an in-kind donation of proprietary seismic data valued at $6.5 million from Calico Jack Holdings LLC and Zion Energy LLC, both Houston-based oil and gas exploration companies. The data, which has been donated to S&T’s geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering department, is a 3-D geologic and seismic survey of 85 square miles along the Texas Gulf Coast.

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S&T selects Penn State prof, NSF program director to oversee research in College of Engineering and Computing

Posted by on July 2, 2018

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Dr. Angela Lueking, a professor of energy and mineral engineering and chemical engineering at Pennsylvania State University and a recent program director at the National Science Foundation, is joining Missouri S&T as associate dean of research in the College of Engineering and Computing starting Aug. 1

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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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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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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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