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2009-01-20 15:55:00

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.

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2008-11-12 12:05:00

The Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University is now home to one of the largest and most sophisticated motion-based driving simulators in the United States.

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2008-11-04 15:35:00

A team led by a Montana State University professor has found a fungus that produces a new type of diesel fuel, which they say holds great promise.

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2008-10-16 14:36:26

High-tech imaging reveals inside of duck-billed dinosaur skulls.

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2008-09-08 11:01:12

Armed guards once kept polar bears away while Cathy Cripps collected mushrooms and fungi on the island of Svalbard between Norway and the North Pole. Another time, Cripps encountered musk-oxen while gathering fungi in Greenland.

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2008-08-17 17:00:00

Young horses may be easier to train if they temporarily lay off the sweets, says a Montana State University study where two-year-olds wore pedometers, wrist watches and Ace bandages.

2008-08-11 03:00:32

By Falstad, Jan Peter "PJ" Coors of the Coors brewing family told Montana barley growers Friday that this has been a record year in what has been a stable business, with rapidly escalating fuel and fertilizer costs, rising grain prices and megamergers among brewers.

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2008-06-25 10:21:57

Thousands of bird watchers and a satellite sensor developed at the University of Montana yielded data for the continental study.

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2008-06-09 13:25:00

The sun has been laying low for the past couple of years, producing no sunspots and giving a break to satellites.

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2008-06-06 13:25:00

Scientists who dig dinosaurs in Eastern Montana will now be able to chemically analyze fossils the same day they're excavated and before degrading begins.


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2010-11-17 16:24:59

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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