Tag: International Genetically Engineered Machine Foundation

Missouri S&T students clean up water through plant biology

Posted by on November 6, 2017

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By designing a new protein for a common plant, Missouri University of Science and Technology students can identify contaminated groundwater in the environment and assure homeowners that their drinking water is clean from pollutants like industrial solvents.

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Missouri S&T students continue fight to eradicate bat disease

Posted by on October 21, 2016

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White-nose syndrome has killed millions of bats in the United States, threatening to disrupt the country’s ecosystem. Since its introduction in the mid-2000s from Europe, the fungus has plagued the hibernating mosquito eaters.

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Missouri S&T iGEM team earns bronze medal

Posted by on September 30, 2015

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Missouri University of Science and Technology’s chapter of iGEM, the International Genetically Engineered Machine Foundation, has earned a bronze medal at the iGEM 2015 Giant Jamboree, held Sept. 24-28 in Boston. The team earned the medal for its work to combat white-nose syndrome, a disease that has killed millions of bats and threatens to disrupt the ecosystem.

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