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Feb. 14, 2017

Women in STEM at MU continue to break down barriers

Women in STEM at MU continue to break down barriers

These three students are plugging in, making an impact within their fields of study and encouraging young girls to do the same.

Feb. 4, 2016

Professor recognized for new approach to cancer treatment

Professor recognized for new approach to cancer treatment

Indian Parliament member Anantkumar Hegde: “Almost 15 years ago, I had recognized the tremendous scientific potential of Katti. I am not surprised that he has won awards of scientific excellence from almost every nation on this planet."

Dec. 7, 2015

MU researchers aim to improve HIV drugs

Bond Life Sciences Center researchers are working to identify weak spots in the HIV virus.

Jan. 27, 2015

Foley adds AAAS Fellowship to list of accomplishments

The MU professor and administrator was honored for his work with nanoporous carbons and campus involvement.

Dec. 6, 2014

Caterpillar’s chewing is music to scientists’ ears

Caterpillar’s chewing is music to scientists’ ears

MU researchers discover plants can hear themselves being eaten.

Sept. 2, 2014

Gavin King receives Innovation Award for building first 3-D force microscope

King’s interest in science stemmed from tinkering with toys as a child.

July 29, 2014

Wetlands essential for migrating mallards, MU researchers find

The U.S. has lost approximately 53 percent of its natural wetlands since the 1780s.

March 8, 2013

National Center for Soybean Biotechnology maps genetics of soybeans

National Center for Soybean Biotechnology maps genetics of soybeans

Researchers in the lab are working on drought resistance and seed composition projects, among others.

March 1, 2013

MU professor predicts another hot, dry summer for 2013

Can CoMo handle 80 more inches of snow to balance out past summer’s drought?

Feb. 15, 2013

MU Faculty Council discusses closing of NSEI

MU Faculty Council discusses closing of NSEI

Concerns included harming MU's reputation and the university's ability to get grants.

Feb. 8, 2013

MU scientists pursue nanoparticle radiation treatment for cancer

After further testing, the scientists could seek FDA approval.

Jan. 25, 2013

Renowned scientists Napoleon Chagnon, Martin Daly join MU Department of Anthropology

Renowned scientists Napoleon Chagnon, Martin Daly join MU Department of Anthropology

Napoleon Chagnon and Martin Daly are joining the faculty as research professors.

Jan. 1, 2013

Micro-bubbles detecting artery inflammation in pigs may help people, MU study shows

The study, if effective in humans, may help those in risk for heart disease and stroke.

Nov. 29, 2011

On Campus:

National Science Foundation gifts MU $3 million

Due to a shortage of nuclear scientist in the U.S., MU recently received $3 million from the National Science Foundation to continue to train ...

April 19, 2011

Missouri Life Sciences Week brings scientists, leaders together

Activities throughout the week include forums, presentations and an awards presentation.

March 18, 2011

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Astronomy is fair pursuit, but we can't lose focus on Earth

There has always existed the question as to whether we are alone in the universe. To this day we aren't sure if life exists ...

March 4, 2011

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Understanding that sleep is rather necessary

Sleep studies take place all the time. Pharmaceutical companies, universities, the military and just about every important institution has put in time and money to ...

Feb. 22, 2011

Colloquium series provides students with networking opportunities

MU's annual Colloquium series broadens students' chemistry education with weekly speakers.

Feb. 20, 2011

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When will the conflict end?

We like to see the sciences as pure pursuits; undertakings not affronted by the pangs of bias and slander that curse the rest of the ...

Jan. 21, 2011

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In the private sector, space will pay for itself

Back in 2009, the Obama administration voiced the desire to move the space flight industry to the private sector. NASA would still exist as a ...

July 7, 2010

IBM, MU partner for research, technology

A high-performance computing system will be given to the university.

May 4, 2010

Forensic technicians spend days, nights with dead

The Boone/Calloway County Medical Examiner's Office services 35 Missouri counties.

March 16, 2010

Scientist Daniel Levitin explains lobes and lyrics

Scientist Daniel Levitin explains lobes and lyrics

The speaker fused music and science in 'This is Your Brain on Music.'

March 2, 2010

Saturday Morning Science gets wake up boost

Saturday Morning Science gets wake up boost

Monsanto Company donated $11,600 to the program this semester.

Feb. 12, 2010

Haiti boosts attention for Earthquake Awareness Month

Haiti boosts attention for Earthquake Awareness Month

Most seismic activity in Missouri takes place in the southeast.