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Researchers pinpoint how some plants fix nitrogen while others do not

By Maja Bosanac
29 September 2013

stacey-liang-1Most of legume species, plants in the family Fabaceae (Leguminosae), live in symbiotic relationships with nitrogen-fixing bacteria (rhizobia bacteria). The bacteria receive food from plant, and in turn the bacteria fix the nitrogen that most plants need to grow green and healthy. Researchers at the University of Missouri have found that nonlegumes plants respond to… »

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Robot equipped with LIDAR and IR camera takes 3-D images

By Damir Beciri
1 March 2010

maerz-robotAlthough we already mentioned the potential of such technology in 3D photography, the researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of Missouri-Columbia partner developed a remote-controlled robot that is equipped with an infrared camera and LIDAR technology capable of providing detailed images of room interiors even when peering through a window…. »


Smaller and more efficient nuclear batteries

By Damir Beciri
9 October 2009


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Better blast-resistant glass with a layer of fibers embedded in plastic

By Damir Beciri
13 September 2009

blast-resistant-glass-blast-compilationTo protect from potential terrorist attacks, federal buildings and other critical infrastructures are made with special windows that contain blast-resistant glass. However, that kind of glass is thick and expensive. Researchers at University of Missouri are developing and testing a new type of blast-resistant glass that will be thinner, lighter and less vulnerable to small-scale… »