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National Center for Soybean Biotechnology maps genetics of soybeans

In Print: National Center for Soybean Biotechnology maps genetics of soybeans

By Hanna Jacunski | March 8, 2013

Researchers in the lab are working on drought resistance and seed composition projects, among others.

In Print: MU professor predicts another hot, dry summer for 2013

By Hanna Jacunski | March 1, 2013

Can CoMo handle 80 more inches of snow to balance out past summer’s drought?

MU Faculty Council discusses closing of NSEI

In Print: MU Faculty Council discusses closing of NSEI

By Jack Howland | Feb. 15, 2013

Concerns included harming MU's reputation and the university's ability to get grants.

In Print: MU scientists pursue nanoparticle radiation treatment for cancer

By Erika Nesto | Feb. 8, 2013

After further testing, the scientists could seek FDA approval.

Renowned scientists Napoleon Chagnon, Martin Daly join MU Department of Anthropology

In Print: Renowned scientists Napoleon Chagnon, Martin Daly join MU Department of Anthropology

By Alex Stewart | Jan. 25, 2013

Napoleon Chagnon and Martin Daly are joining the faculty as research professors.

Micro-bubbles detecting artery inflammation in pigs may help people, MU study shows

By Joyce Peng | Jan. 1, 2013

The study, if effective in humans, may help those in risk for heart disease and stroke.

On Campus: National Science Foundation gifts MU $3 million

Posted to On Campus by Hunter Woodall on Nov. 29, 2011 at 2:05 p.m.

Due to a shortage of nuclear scientist in the U.S., MU recently received $3 million from the National Science Foundation to continue to train future generations of scientists with an emphasis on neutron scattering experiment, according to an MU news release. According to the release, the funding award comes ...

Missouri Life Sciences Week brings scientists, leaders together

By Sally French | April 19, 2011

Activities throughout the week include forums, presentations and an awards presentation.

Column: Astronomy is fair pursuit, but we can't lose focus on Earth

By Cade Cleavelin | March 18, 2011

There has always existed the question as to whether we are alone in the universe. To this day we aren't sure if life exists outside of our isolated little biosphere, but valiant attempts have always been made to try and make our presence known to... someone, anyone. The probability ...

Column: Understanding that sleep is rather necessary

By Cade Cleavelin | March 4, 2011

Sleep studies take place all the time. Pharmaceutical companies, universities, the military and just about every important institution has put in time and money to figure out how people best recharge their batteries. But no matter from what angle researchers examine the science of sleep, the results are always the ...

Colloquium series provides students with networking opportunities

By Teddy Nykiel | Feb. 22, 2011

MU's annual Colloquium series broadens students' chemistry education with weekly speakers.

Column: When will the conflict end?

By Cade Cleavelin | Feb. 20, 2011

We like to see the sciences as pure pursuits; undertakings not affronted by the pangs of bias and slander that curse the rest of the world's endeavors. The sciences are looked upon as noble, rich frontiers, explored most intimately by those bright enough, and humble enough, to truly understand ...

Column: In the private sector, space will pay for itself

By Cade Cleavelin | Jan. 21, 2011

Back in 2009, the Obama administration voiced the desire to move the space flight industry to the private sector. NASA would still exist as a research institution and developer of technologies, but private firms would be tasked with transporting people and cargo during orbital missions. The plan was announced much ...

In Print: IBM, MU partner for research, technology

By Eric Knapp | July 7, 2010

A high-performance computing system will be given to the university.

In Print: Forensic technicians spend days, nights with dead

By Ben Harms | May 4, 2010

The Boone/Calloway County Medical Examiner's Office services 35 Missouri counties.

Scientist Daniel Levitin explains lobes and lyrics

In Print: Scientist Daniel Levitin explains lobes and lyrics

By Monica Chavez | March 16, 2010

The speaker fused music and science in 'This is Your Brain on Music.'

Saturday Morning Science gets wake up boost

In Print: Saturday Morning Science gets wake up boost

By Ken Venkamah | March 2, 2010

Monsanto Company donated $11,600 to the program this semester.

Haiti boosts attention for Earthquake Awareness Month

In Print: Haiti boosts attention for Earthquake Awareness Month

By Wes Duplantier | Feb. 12, 2010

Most seismic activity in Missouri takes place in the southeast.