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Rolf Peterson and Wolves

Tech Talks: Of Wolves and Moose on Isle Royale

August 10, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

In a special Tech Talk during Alumni Reunion 2009, Research Professor Rolf Peterson shared tales and videos of 50 years of wolf-moose research at Isle Royale National Park. 

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Victor Busov

From the Roots Up, Developing Trees for Sustainable Biofuel

July 29, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

With $900,000 from the USDA and the DOE, Victor Busov hopes to develop varieties of poplar trees that will thrive in dry, nitrogen-poor soils. Ultimately, they could be grown sustainably as a biofuel crop on lands that aren't suitable for food production.

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SafeLane Returns to its Roots: Campus Walkways Get a Makeover

July 21, 2009
By Karina Jousma

Anti-icing material developed at Michigan Tech applied on campus walkways.

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Open water on the Great Lakes

Michigan Tech Partners with Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Lab

July 8, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has signed an educational and research partnership agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Laboratory in Vicksburg, Miss.

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Michigan Tech Researcher Gets Stimulus Money for Blood Pressure Research

June 18, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech Exercise Science researcher receives federal stimulus funding from the National Institutes of Health(NIH).

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Michigan Tech Physicists Make a Splash with Rain Discovery

Michigan Tech Physicists Make a Splash with Rain Discovery

June 10, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Physicists challenge conventional wisdom about the size and speed of raindrops.

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Midwest Climate Change Research Center Awards $1.5 Million in Federal Grants

May 11, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

The Midwest Center of the National Institute for Climate Change Research, based at Michigan Tech, has awarded $1.5 million in research grants.

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Biofuel for Jets Could Cut Carbon Emissions Over 80 Percent

May 9, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

The seeds of a lowly weed could cut jet fuel's cradle-to-grave carbon emissions by 84 percent.

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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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