The Michigan Technological University, (MTU) was established in 1885 in Houghton, Michigan. MTU is noted for academic excellence in the School of Engineering and Natural and Physical Science. The School of Technology includes computer science and is rated highly by comparable universities.
Why it snows so much in the frozen North
(Phys.org) —When it doesn't show signs of stopping, most of us just mumble a few choice words and get out the snow shovel. Scientists, however, wonder where all that snow is coming from, particularly in pristine places ...
New nanotube surface promises dental implants that heal faster and fight infection
A brighter, better, longer-lasting dental implant may soon be on its way to your dentist's office.
3-D printing: Making your own saves energy, scientist says
3D printing isn't just cheaper, it's also greener, says Michigan Technological University's Joshua Pearce.
Economic analysis shows 3-D printing is ready for showtime
It may seem like a stretch to envision a 3D printer in every home. However, a Michigan Technological University researcher is predicting that personal manufacturing, like personal computing before it, is about to enter the ...
From cancer treatment to ion thruster: The newest little idea for nanosat micro rockets
(Phys.org) —Nanosatellites are smartphone-sized gadgets that can perform simple, yet valuable, space missions. Dozens of these little spacecraft are now tirelessly orbiting the earth performing valuable missions for NASA, ...
New insights on wildfire smoke could improve climate change models
(Phys.org) —Where there's wildfire, there's smoke—a lot of it. And those vast, carbon-laden clouds released by burning biomass can play a significant role in climate change.
Scientists study the effects of climate change on Puerto Rican forest
Did you know that there is a tropical rainforest in the United States? It's in Puerto Rico—the El Yunque National Forest—and Michigan Technological University researchers are joining U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Geological ...
A breakthrough in superlens development: Cheap, simple lens to let us see a single virus
A superlens would let you see a virus in a drop of blood and open the door to better and cheaper electronics. It might, says Durdu Guney, make ultra-high-resolution microscopes as commonplace as cameras in our cell phones.
Migration patterns reveal much about US population, research finds
(Phys.org) —The drop of Detroit's population is well documented, but a Michigan Technological University researcher says there is a surprising kernel of information in the decline.
Carbon foam: The key ingredient of a better battery?
(PhysOrg.com) -- A lighter, greener, cheaper, longer-lasting battery. Who wouldnt want that?