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Research Addresses Volcanic Eruptions: Guatemalan VP Seeks Michigan Tech Input

August 23, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Guatamala's vice president, scientific council seek advice from Michigan Teach geology PhD student. 

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Alumnus Domenic Popko will reclaim Keweenaw's stamp sand for roofing market.

Alumnus Teams with Tech to Reclaim Stamp Sand and Grow an Industry

August 16, 2010
By John Gagnon

A copper mining waste product will be used for roofing.

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Synthetic DNA purification process developed by Shiyue Fang, Michigan Tech Chemistry Department image

Clean Genes: Michigan Tech Chemist Culls the Good Synthetic DNA from the Bad

July 22, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

New process could drastically cut the cost of purifying synthetic DNA

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A glass cloak designed to hide a metal cylinder. The upper inset shows the distances between resonator arrays. The lower one highlights the cylindrical spokes made of glass resonators and fused silica spacers.

Now You See It, Now You Don’t — an Invisibility Cloak Made of Glass

July 21, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

A Michigan Tech researcher is using metamaterials to make things disappear.

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Paying the Toll

Ask Not for Whom the Bridge Tolls

July 12, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

A Michigan Tech professor’s history of power, greed and the Golden Gate Bridge receives national award

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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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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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