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The Shrinking Moose of Isle Royale


Climate change and predator-prey dynamics with wolves make for smaller moose. Ecologists compared skull measurements spanning four decades gathered at Isle Royale National Park and found a 16 percent decrease in moose skull size.
18-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Playing the Climate Change Game

A university community plays a world climate change negotiations role-playing game.
27-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Series of Fortunate Events


Volcanism is sometimes like food poisoning, where the Earth spews forth unstable material. New research from Michigan Technological University, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and ETH Zurich shows that a significant pulse of volatile carbon was...
24-Nov-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

On the Origins of Star Stuff: HAWC Collaboration Sheds Light on Origin of Anti-Matter


Michigan Tech team and others use a high-altitude observatory in Mexico to better understand where gamma rays come from.
16-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Beyond Good Vibrations: New Insights into Metamaterial Magic


Metamaterials have amazing potential—think invisibility cloaks and perfect lenses—but they are more likely to be found in a Harry Potter novel than a lab. To help bring them closer to reality, researchers delved into the complex fundamental...
6-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Is It Gonna Blow? Measuring Volcanic Emissions From Space


Carbon dioxide measured by a NASA satellite pinpoints sources of the gas from human and volcanic activities, which may help monitor greenhouse gases responsible for climate change.
12-Oct-2017 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bio-Methane Transforms From Landfill Waste to Energy Source


Most manure just sits around. Anaerobic digesters take those piles and place them in large covered tanks and convert waste into an energy source. Chemical engineers from Michigan Tech examined the carbon footprint of anaerobic digestion.
11-Oct-2017 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New NIH grant Will Study Alcohol’s Effects on the Nervous System


Michigan Technological University is leading a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) study to understand alcohol’s effects on sleep, blood pressure and brain activity
11-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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