Be smart, do your part: Wear a mask, keep your distance, wash your hands, travel wisely.

How to be a Nice Midwesterner in a Pandemic

The holidays are going to be different this year. That fact, and many others, is beyond our control. But, holy . . .

Issei Nakamura is a 2020 recipient of the NSF CAREER Award.

Issei Nakamura Wins CAREER Award for Charged Liquids Research

A computational approach to understanding how ions in polymer liquids interact could unlock better methods of creating lithium polymer batteries . . .

Take a deep breath and take the long view.

Take a Deep Breath

The pandemic. Midterms and finals. November 3. Travel (or not). Times are stressful, which means the science of self-care is . . .

Joel Holland, a laboratory engineer at StabiLux, prepares the affinity chromatography
      setting. Image Credit: StabiLux

High-brightness Probes for Faster, More Robust COVID-19 Testing

New probes using incredibly bright dyes could help detect COVID-19 earlier, leading to faster testing even when only trace amounts . . .

Steve Techtmann has been selected to receive a Defense Advanced Research Projects
      Agency (DARPA) cooperative agreement award for $7.2 million over four years to refine
      a method of chemical and high heat (pyrolysis) deconstruction of plastic waste into
      protein powder and lubricants.

From Plastic to Protein Powder

Michigan Tech researchers have been selected for a $7.2 million DARPA cooperative agreement award to turn military plastic waste into . . .

It's on us, Huskies, to be smart and do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19.

I Have to Quarantine for How Long? And Other COVID-19 Questions Answered

In this Q&A, we speak with epidemiologist Kelly Kamm about virus latency, isolation versus quarantine, contact tracing, and why medical . . .