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2014-08-14 23:03:51

Phoebe Hu, a high school participant in the U.S.

2014-05-15 12:30:30

Michigan Tech, GM Build Better Handcycles for Achilles Freedom Team HOUGHTON, Mich., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It started out as a senior class project.

Scientists Build Low-cost 3-D Metal Printer
2013-12-03 14:09:39

Until now, 3D printing has been a polymer affair, with most people in the maker community using the machines to make all manner of plastic consumer goods, from tent stakes to chess sets. A new low-cost 3D printer developed by Michigan Technological University's Joshua Pearce and his team could add hammers to that list.

Artificial Leg With Natural Gait Being Developed
2013-10-15 10:39:26

researchers at Michigan Technological University are making a bionic foot that could make an amputee’s walk in the park feel, well, like a walk in the park.

2013-09-23 11:38:59

A brighter, better, longer-lasting dental implant may soon be on its way to your dentist's office.

Wildfires Change Climate Models
2013-08-30 13:45:15

While raging wildfires can consume property and even lives, the towering infernos could also be heavily influencing the forces of climate change.

Developing Micro Rockets
2013-08-30 11:11:15

Nanosatellites are smartphone-sized spacecraft that can perform simple, yet valuable, space missions. Dozens of these little vehicles are now tirelessly orbiting the earth performing valuable functions for NASA, the Department of Defense and even private companies.

Is 3D Graphene Solar Power's Next Platinum?
2013-08-20 13:03:03

One of the most promising types of solar cells has a few drawbacks. A scientist at Michigan Technological University may have overcome one of them.

Hunting Dogs At Risk From Wolves Because Of Bear baiting
2013-04-18 13:20:07

Bear hunters will tell you that a good way to attract a bear is to put out bait. And in 10 states, including Michigan and Wisconsin, that's perfectly legal. Hunting dogs are another useful technique in the bear-hunter's toolkit, and 17 states say that's just fine.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.