Michigan Technological University

Can we bring the grayling back to Michigan?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Overfishing and destruction of its habitat have driven the Arctic grayling from its native Upper Michigan waters. But Michigan Technological University biologists Nancy Auer and Casey Huckins ...

dateAug 16, 2011 in Ecology
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Bears may hold key to osteoporosis treatment

All it takes is a few days of bed rest for human bones to start to weaken. Stretch that out many weeks, and we risk full-blown osteoporosis and its attendant woes of broken hips, wrists and vertebrae. Bears ...

dateApr 06, 2011 in Other
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Virtual reality in a Michigan Tech lab

I am in Room 314 in Rekhi Hall, arms spread wide, tippy-toeing across a rickety board and trying oh-so-hard not to fall into a gaping hole beneath my feet. One misstep and I join the dead cow at the bottom ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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A new way to date old ceramics

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you are an archaeologist, determining when a pot was made is not just a matter of checking the bottom for a time stamp. Dating clay-based materials like ceramics recovered from archeological ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Materials Science
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