Tag: biology

Tackling modern health care

Posted by on January 3, 2022

Justin Onwugbufor believes that his success on and off the field at Missouri S&T is based in a favorite saying of his grandmother’s – prepare, produce, prosper.

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S&T toxicologist aims to save butterflies

Posted by on December 14, 2021

Dr. Niranjana Krishnan, an assistant research professor in biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology, says that certain insecticides are better than others for minimally impacting animal habitats. Krishnan recently published her research on milkweed plant habitats near corn and soybean fields in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

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New environmental science degree approved for S&T

Posted by on November 9, 2021

A new bachelor’s degree in environmental science will soon be offered at Missouri S&T. The Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education recently approved Missouri S&T’s proposal to create the new bachelor of science degree.

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S&T adds medical lab science certification as a biological sciences emphasis area

Posted by on July 22, 2021

A new program at Missouri S&T will allow those interested in the field of medical laboratory science to study in the Missouri S&T biological sciences department for three years and then finish their degree with a year of clinical professional study at one of three certified Missouri hospital programs.

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Missouri S&T plans new degree in environmental science

Posted by on June 24, 2021

To meet the growing demand and interest in environmental sustainability, Missouri S&T plans to add a new bachelor’s degree in environmental science.

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Terry Wilson named S&T Women’s Advocate of the Year

Posted by on April 21, 2021

Terry Wilson, associate teaching professor of biological sciences at Missouri S&T, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Dr. Elizabeth Cummins Women’s Advocate Award. She was honored during a campus ceremony on Wednesday, April 21.

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Missouri S&T professor surprised with first Dean’s Medal from the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Posted by on March 31, 2021

Missouri S&T biology professor Dr. David Westenberg is the first recipient of the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Commitment to Undergraduate Student Success in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB). Members of the Dean’s Leadership Council Faculty Excellence Committee surprised Westenberg with the award while he was teaching class this morning (Wednesday, March 31).

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Dr. Nord Gale, founding chair of biological sciences, dies

Posted by on February 13, 2019

Dr. Nord Gale, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus and the founding chair of biological sciences at Missouri S&T, died Friday, Feb. 1. He was 80.

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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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