Michigan Technological University

Toward smarter underwater drones

(Phys.org) —The news was not good. An underwater drone armed with the best technology on the planet had descended repeatedly to the bottom of the Indian Ocean, trying to find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. ...

dateMay 30, 2014 in Engineering
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Sustaining Northern hardwood forests

Northern hardwood forests give many gifts to many people. Natural beauty, recreation, a source of lumber, wood pulp for paper products, raw material for biofuels. They also generate jobs and sustain rural ...

dateMay 13, 2014 in Environment
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A lab in your pocket

When you get sick, your physician may take a sample of your blood, send it to the lab and wait for results. In the near future, however, doctors may be able to run those tests almost instantly on a piece ...

dateMay 07, 2014 in Analytical Chemistry
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Lifting the brakes on fuel efficiency

The work of a research leader at Michigan Technological University is attracting attention from Michigan's Governor as well as automotive companies around the world. Xiaodi "Scott" Huang of Michigan Tech's ...

dateApr 18, 2014 in Engineering
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A better way to purify peptide-based drugs

(Phys.org) —Peptides are an intriguing class of drugs. They are made of amino acids, just as humans are, and because of their intimate relationship with our own biological molecules, they have the potential ...

dateFeb 17, 2014 in Biochemistry
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