Latest Montana State University Stories
Visitors to national parks and forests are encouraged to use bear spray when they encounter grizzlies, but disposing of the bear spray canisters is a problem that three Montana State University engineering students addressed for their senior capstone project, sponsored by the Gallatin National Forest.
A journey that started with a box of bird feet carried three Montana State University graduate students into the gruesome world of raptors and led to their findings being published in a prominent journal.
The June cover of the Journal of Virology features a photograph of the unusual effects on a cell infected by a virus.
Thread-like fungi that grow in soils at high elevations may play an important role in restoring whitebark and limber pine forests in Canada.
Wolves have caused elk in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem to change their behavior and foraging habits so much so that herds are having fewer calves, mainly due to changes in their nutrition.
Paleoecological data reveal strong influence of vegetation changes on wildfire frequency.
Michael Knell carried a 75-million-year-old turtle into Bozeman Deaconess hospital recently, then laid it carefully on the bed that slides into the CT scanner.
Arsenic may be tough, but scientists have found a Yellowstone National Park alga that's tougher.
A new Montana State University study says that weather, especially in late winter and early spring, is getting warmer in northwestern North America.
Ed Adams, a civil engineering professor used to spend time studying the nature of avalanches after setting them off with dynamite from a nearby shack on a steep slope at Bridger Bowl in Montana.
Loren Acton is a physicist and an American astronaut. He was born Loren Wilber Acton on March 7, 1936 in Lewistown, Montana. He grew up on a ranch in Montana, and after high school he attended Montana State University. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1959. While attending the university, he met Evelyn Oldenburger. Soon after, the two were married at Grace Bible Church. He then continued his education and received a Doctor of Philosophy in Solar Physics from the University of...
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