Michigan Technological University

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 3 / 5 (3) 0

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 3.9 / 5 (12) 0 | with audio podcast

In search of wildlife-friendly biofuels

When society jumps on a bandwagon, even for a good cause, there may be unintended consequences. The unintended consequence of crop-based biofuels may be the loss of wildlife habitat, particularly that of ...

Oct 01, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 1

Maybe it's raining less than we thought

It's conventional wisdom in atmospheric science circles: large raindrops fall faster than smaller drops, because they're bigger and heavier. And no raindrop can fall faster than its "terminal speed"—its speed when the ...

Jun 11, 2009 3.8 / 5 (6) 1