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Team studies virtual reality platforms using new CAVE

The team attempted to develop a new software that can create large-scale virtual models in the CAVE on campus.

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Wang selected for National Academies’ Gulf Research Fellowship

A Mizzou Engineer is one of six scientists from across the country selected for an Early-Career Research Fellowship (ECRF).

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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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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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Research competition winners analyze nurses’ travel distance during COVID

Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE) juniors Maggie Dimler and Reegan Spicer recently won the department’s inaugural IMSE Undergraduate Research Competition. Titled “COVID-19: How Nurse Workload Changed to Handle a Pandemic,” their research focused on the travel distance of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses at University Hospital.

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Researcher developing sensors to measure hormone levels in water

Fidalgo has teamed up with USGS to use sensors to measure levels of testosterone in water.

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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.