A sonic temperature sensor and cloud droplets in the laser sheet inside Michigan Tech's
      cloud chamber. Image Credit: Will Cantrell

Rainmakers: The Turbulent Formation of Cloud Droplets

Turbulent air in the atmosphere affects how cloud droplets form. New research from Michigan Technological University’s cloud chamber changes the . . .

The theme of the 2021 International Association for Great Lakes Research is "Bridging:
      Knowledges, Seven Generations, Land-to-Lake." The conference is May 17-20 at Michigan
      Technological University.

MTU to Host 2021 Great Lakes Conference

Michigan Technological University will host the annual conference of the International Association for Great Lakes Research in May 2021.

Michigan Tech Opens COVID-19 Testing Lab

Starting this week, Michigan Technological University will begin testing patient samples for COVID-19, working alongside regional health care providers. With . . .

MTU partners with local agencies to facilitate conversations among farmers, farmers
      market coordinators and area food banks to ensure people can get the food they need
      while supporting local growers and increasing food access efforts in the UP.

Fresh, Local, Dependable: Nurturing UP Food Systems

Michigan Tech partners with local agencies to strengthen western Upper Peninsula food systems during the pandemic and beyond.

Fluorescent images show concentrations of tau protein aggregates in soma of neuronal
      cells that can cause neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. On amyloid beta
      peptides, chemical modification at lysine 16 can promote these aggregates. Credit:
      Ashutosh Tiwari/Michigan Tech

Protein Shapes Matter in Alzheimer's Research

Sometimes proteins misfold. When that happens in the human brain, the pileup of misfolded proteins can lead to neurodegenerative diseases . . .

Looking through the lens of photonics and optics is an inherently interdisciplinary
      adventure.

Prismatic Primer: MTU Photonics and Optics Harness the Light

Photonics and optics — the fields of light — are like the colors of the rainbow. There are measurable differences, . . .