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Sarah Green, chair of chemistry and a researcher on the Great Lakes Observing System project, takes a look at the custom-made coastal monitoring buoy delivered to Michigan Tech.

Where the Buoys Will Be

July 8, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

The first of three coastal monitoring buoys with remote sensing technology has been delivered to Michigan Tech.

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An Isle Royale moose prepares to bed down  in winter.

Michigan Tech Ecologists Link Early Malnutrition, Later Arthritis in Moose

July 7, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech researchers link early malnutrition to development of osteoarthritis in the moose of Isle Royale.

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John Johnson

Michigan Tech Professor Helps Draft Road Map to Fuel-Efficient Trucks, Cars

July 2, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Building fuel-efficient vehicles comes at a price, says John Johnson.

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Sustainability is a value-laden term.

Sustainability: Will We Recognize It When We See It?

July 1, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

The technological challenge of sustainability pales in comparison to the ethical crisis it presents to society, a Michigan Tech wildlife ecologist and a Michigan State environmental ethicist say. 

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Sean Gohman

Michigan Tech Researchers Uncover the Past at the Cliff Mine

June 25, 2010
By John Gagnon

Students are shedding new light on America's first commercially successful copper mine, which was abandoned over 100 years ago.

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A worker uses a suction hose to remove oil washed ashore in Louisiana from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Gulf Oil Spill Experts from Michigan Tech

June 10, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Engineers, scientists and other experts from Michigan Technological University stand ready to help answer your questions about the Gulf oil spill.

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Associate Professor Brad King stands by a Space Simulation Vacuum Chamber

New Aerospace Center on Campus

June 2, 2010
By John Gagnon

US Air Force funds satellite research in aerospace center at Michigan Tech.

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Nanotubes that Heal: Engineering Better Orthopedic Implants

May 14, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Work by PhD student Tolou Shokufar may help orthopedic surgery patients recover faster. 

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Advanced Materials

Hu Paper Among “Most Accessed” in Advanced Materials

May 11, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Article provides an overview of metal-organic frameworks and their potential for hydrogen storage

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The plant at the left, with the most vigorous root system, is the one most deficient in a plant hormone known as gibberellin.

Feeling Stressed? So is the Poplar — But Hormone Suppression Could Help the Tree

May 6, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Research led by scientists from Michigan Tech's School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science has identified the molecular mechanism that poplar trees use to adapt to changing soil conditions, as well as some of the genes that turn the process on or off.

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