Montana State University, Bozeman (MSU) is one of the campuses of the Montana University System. MSU was founded in 1893 and funded as a land-grant university. Today, MSU is ranked with a high level of research activity. MSU's student body is comprised of approximately 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students. MSU is noted for research in alternative fuel sources, biology, soil science, engineering and agriculture.
Researcher develops new antenna to aid rural emergency workers
Emergency workers in rugged, rural areas may never lose a cell phone call again thanks to a new antenna developed by Montana State University researchers in collaboration with Advanced Acoustic Concepts, Inc.
Montana State University professor, students conduct research on the slopes
For people who would like to be better skiers and enjoy the sport more, Montana State University professor John Seifert has some tips.
MSU lab manager shares microscopic images of dinosaur bones with growing audience
The thin slices of dinosaur bone that Ellen-Thérèse Lamm produces and the colorful photographs taken of these fossils under a Montana State University microscope continue to gain new audiences.
Montana State grad student to study unique soil around Yellowstone hot springs
A Montana State University graduate student has received a fellowship to study soil crusts unlike any he has ever seen.
Researchers find protein to up yield from oilseed crops
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Montana State University have developed a protein that can be expressed in oilseed crops to increase the oil yield by as much as 40 percent, a development that could have an impact on the biodiesel ...
MSU satellite surpasses goal; NASA taps MSU to queue up for another launch
The Montana State University satellite that rode into space on a NASA rocket has now gathered information longer than the historic U.S. satellite it was built to honor, says the director of MSU's Space Science and Engineering ...
Study explores violent world of raptors
A journey that started with a box of bird feet carried three Montana State University graduate students into the gruesome world of raptors and led to their findings being published in a prominent journal.
Pesticide website offers new tools for gardeners, homeowners and applicators
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Montana State University Pesticide Education Program has created a new website for homeowners and applicators across the state.
Early detection sought for aquatic invasive weed Eurasian Watermilfoil
(PhysOrg.com) -- Battling invasive plants is nothing new to Montanans, but a newcomer on the scene dwells in the water. This aquatic invader is called Eurasian watermilfoil. Fortunately, Montanans can take preventive action ...
Water heater choice and maintenance can reduce energy costs
(PhysOrg.com) -- Between 16 and 18 percent of home energy is used to generate hot water, so hot water tank maintenance can pay big dividends on your energy bill.