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Coenzyme NAD+ could be key to treating debilitating diseases

Boosting the production of a certain metabolite in the human body may be key to preventing or treating debilitating diseases such as Parkinson’s and Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

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Researcher bioengineers heart valve scaffolding

A Mizzou Engineer is developing biodegradable heart valve scaffolds that can replace damaged valves, and grow and function as native tissue valves.

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Researcher to study ways to prevent gum formation in fuel

A Mizzou Engineer will study how nitrogen-rich molecules in fuel interact with the vessel fuel is stored in to see if surface chemistry causes gum formation.

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Sustainability starts at the local level, new book shows

Mizzou Assistant Professor Damon Hall co-authored a book looking at sustainability issues from the vantage point of landowners and other stakeholders along the Yellowstone River.

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Chemical Engineer using metamaterials to harvest terahertz energy

A Mizzou Engineer is working on a way to harvest this terahertz energy using three-dimensional metamaterials

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$2.6 million grant to help establish online clinical engineering program

Mizzou Engineers have received funding to develop and implement one of the first online certificate programs in the U.S. for clinical engineering.

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Developing tastier, healthier soy-based products

More nutritious, shelf-stable soy-based products could be coming to a grocery store near you within the next five years, thanks to a Mizzou researcher.

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New method could use less energy to turn seawater into drinking water

A Mizzou Engineer is taking another look at a desalination system that uses electricity to pull ions out of water.

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Designing new ways to understand material

A Mizzou Engineer has designed two techniques for understanding the behavior of materials. The discoveries could be a game-changer for material scientists working to improve batteries and other technologies.

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Engineering Professor’s Company One of Three Startups Recognized at Mizzou Event

 Mizzou Engineering faculty were recognized last month for taking their research ideas to market. Professor Yi Shang’s company, TigerAware, was among just three from across campus recognized for becoming startups and making first sales of products using MU technologies. The Office of Research and Economic Development hosted “Taking Your ideas to Market” on April 29. The celebration…