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New MU study strives to detect risk of psychotic disorders like schizophrenia

The study uses MRI scans to help detect and prevent psychosis from seriously developing in patients, which could help lower societal and public health costs.

MU professors develop new technique for food contaminant detection

The new biosensor technology has the potential to improve the accuracy and time-span of food safety tests.

MU research grant aims to provide health information services to underserved communities throughout Midwest

The grant provides opportunity for twelve librarians to learn how to provide better health information services to underserved communities throughout the Midwest.

Mizzou in Review: On-off relationships, testing glucose levels, political polarization among impactful research this year

This year, MU researchers have developed medical treatments, uncovered trends in social media and studied the effects of on-again, off-again relationships.

Researchers investigate discrimination experiences of MU students, parent-child communications in low income families

The IDE Excellence Grant was awarded in December to nine projects.

MU researcher looks into political polarization, lack of moderate voices on social media

Michael Kearney developed his own software called rtweet to collect mass amounts of user data from Twitter.

First image of black hole revealed, MU astronomy professor gives insight

The Event Horizon Telescope collaboration announced the first image taken of the black hole at the center of M86, an elliptical galaxy that lies 55 million light-years from Earth.

RED process optimizes discharge process in nursing homes, MU researchers find

“Being confronted with those challenges helped the facilities come up with innovative solutions and gave them a better idea of how to meet their obligations to their patients for a safe and effective discharge,” Lori Popejoy, associate professor at Sinclair School of Nursing, said.

MU study finds lack of effective policy to protect pollinators

Pollinators are extremely important in food production and there is not adequate regulation or monitoring to ensure their protection.

MU researchers combat bone cancer in dogs

Compared to a three out of 30 survival rate of dogs receiving chemotherapy to treat osteosarcoma, five out of 10 dogs survived the immunotherapy trial.

CAFNR study finds park visitors unable to attribute negative impacts to climate change

The study showed that park visitors know little about climate change, but that they want to know more.

10th annual Agroforestry Symposium solidifies the relationship between research innovation, entrepreneurship

The symposium is set to feature a variety of speakers from distinguished researchers to experienced professionals and agencies within the industry.

Science of Addiction Symposium to foster UM System collaboration on societal issue

Researchers of various backgrounds will gather in the hopes of increasing addiction treatment and intervention.

Sixth-year Ph.D. student pilots project on orchids

Sarah Unruh studies the unique symbiotic relationship between orchids and fungi.

MU faculty member co-leads study to create a pain-free, no calibration required, glucose test device

Director of biomedical innovations at the MU School of Medicine Institute for Clinical and Translational Science aimed to provide aid to the diabetic community.

MU awarded $5.2 million by National Science Foundation

The grant will be used to establish the Advancing Research and its Impact on Society Center.

Artful Bra event raises money for Ellis Fischel Cancer Center patients

Multiple categories encouraged creativity in entries, with bids starting from $1.25 to $100.

MU professor publishes study on flipped classrooms at elementary level

The study also aimed to understand the outcomes based on the instructor being certified as an elementary mathematics specialist.

MU professor receives 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry

Smith is the first MU professor to ever receive this award.

Topping Off Celebration is thrown for progress on plant growth facility

The East Campus Plant Growth Facility, a $28.2 million project, will finish construction in April, creating new opportunities for the MU plant community.