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Team creating system to monitor vital signs, alert patients

A Mizzou Engineering team is developing a system that will monitor vital signs and may someday be able to alert people when they need to seek medical care.

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Custom finger clip offers a new way to measure blood pressure, other vitals

Researchers are customizing a commercial finger clip device to provide a rapid, noninvasive way for measuring and continually monitoring blood pressure.

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Mizzou Engineers to help NextGen Precision Health professionals process, analyze, protect big data

Mizzou Engineers will help NextGen Precision Health professionals analyze the large volumes of information coming from sophisticated MRI and other imaging equipment, as well as determining how best to store that information securely.

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Mizzou Engineers earn S.T.A.R. awards

Four Mizzou Engineering students received S.T.A.R. awards recognizing their successful completion of the Student Training for Advancing Research program.

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Robots, plastics and cows: Top 10 research stories of 2021

The top 10 stories of 2021 included robots, plastics and cows.

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Breathtaking: Students describe working in zero gravity conditions

Mizzou Engineers describe zero-gravity conditions on board G-FORCE ONE.

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Creating an artificial material that can sense, adapt to its environment

Researchers have developed a metamaterial that can respond to its environment, independently make a decision, and perform an action not directed by a human being.

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Clinical trial testing automatic oxygen control device for premature infants

Eric Stann / MU News Bureau The consequences are dire for the health of a premature baby — too much oxygen can cause blindness, and too little oxygen can cause brain damage and other negative health effects. Some premature babies need the help of life-saving machines in a neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU, to…

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Mizzou Engineering team discovers method to control sound waves in the fourth dimension

Using a type of material that conducts electricity on the edges while insulating the inside, a Mizzou Engineering team has discovered a way to control sound waves beyond…

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Mizzou Engineer helps NASA streamline processes during internship

A Mizzou Engineering student worked in NASA to help streamline space program processes during a summer internship.