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Research

Gilbert Receives NIH grant

May 7, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Technological University has received $164,521 in federal economic stimulus monies to conduct medical research.

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NSF Awards $4 Million to Michigan Tech to Build Earth Science Teaching Model in Grand Rapids

April 22, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Grant enables Michigan Tech to partner with Grand Rapids Public Schools to design a science teaching model.

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Bone Deformities Linked to Inbreeding in Wolves of Isle Royale

April 3, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

The wolves on Isle Royale are suffering from gentically deformed bones, and scientists from Michigan Tech blame extreme inbreeding.

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Digging Up the Past in Utah

March 27, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

A scientist from Michigan is digging up the past in Utah. The 19th century pottery he unearths will be displayed at the Iron Mission State Park Museum in Cedar City.

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Johnson: More Research Needed to Boost Truck Fuel Economy, Safety

March 27, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

More research is needed to improve the safety and fuel economy of the nation's truck fleet, a Michigan Technological University faculty member told a congressional subcommittee Tuesday.

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Tyler Erickson wins Google Earth Competiton

Michigan Tech Scientist Wins Google Earth Competition

March 23, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Tyler Erickson, a research scientist at the Michigan Tech Research Institute in Ann Arbor, has been named one of five scientists worldwide who created winning entries in a Google Earth Education competition. The contest sought innovative ways to use the KML computer programming language in research.

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Forest Service Official: Clean Snowmobile Challenge Helps Sustain the Natural World

March 22, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

The US Forest Service's second-highest ranking official told participants in the 2009 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge that their efforts contribute to the future of America's wild places.

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Michigan Tech Clean Snowmobile 2009

Michigan Tech Takes a Silver in Clean Snowmobile Challenge

March 22, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Technological University achieved its best finish in five years at the 2009 Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge, finishing second and winning the Yellowstone National Park Award for Second Place.

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Wisconsin Madison Sweeps Clean Snowmobile Challenge

March 22, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

The University of Wisconsin at Madison triumphed two for two Saturday, March 21, at the 2009 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge, winning in both divisions of a competition tailor-made for the Snow Belt.

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Clean Snowmobile Challenge 2009 Endurance Run

Five Teams Complete Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

March 17, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

It takes more than a few days of sunshine to melt 260-plus inches of snow, which turned out to be a St. Patrick's Day blessing for contestants in the SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge.

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