Michigan Technological University

Ask Not for Whom the Bridge Tolls

(PhysOrg.com) -- Louise Nelson Dyble was a small-town girl from the mountains of northeastern Washington state when she first saw the San Francisco Bay Area bridges. They blew her away.

Jul 13, 2010
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Michigan Tech Seniors Build an Air-Powered Moped

(PhysOrg.com) -- What do you get when you cross a couple of scuba tanks and a 1978 Sachs moped? Ideally, an air-powered two-wheeler to give you a boost up Houghton's hills, backed up by leg power if the air ...

Apr 15, 2010
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OpensAll Tackles Jars and Cans with Ease

(PhysOrg.com) -- Have you ever found yourself in the kitchen at grappling helplessly with an impossibly stuck lid on a jar of hot fudge sauce? When your can opener failed on the fourth try, were you ever tempted ...

Apr 14, 2010
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What Happened in Haiti?

(PhysOrg.com) -- As the world focuses on the heart-wrenching losses and unbelievable devastation of the recent earthquake in Haiti, researchers at Michigan Technological University, discuss what happened there ...

Jan 20, 2010
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Harnessing the Divas of the Nanoworld

(PhysOrg.com) -- Boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs) are the divas of the nanoworld. In possession of alluring properties, they are also notoriously temperamental compared to their carbon-based cousins.

Jan 14, 2010
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