These days, “nanomaterials” — extremely tiny materials — are found in many consumer goods. Dr. Adam Wanekaya, associate professor of chemistry, has researched nanomaterials since his days as a doctoral student in the early 2000s.
Sometimes, it’s the smallest step that can prove to be the biggest help during processes in nature. Dr. Matthew Siebert, assistant professor of chemistry at Missouri State University, recently published an article investigating two pathways for one plant process in developing rotenone. “Rotenone is an interesting chemical,” said Siebert. “It is used as pesticide, or […]
New York Times best-selling science writer and author Sam Kean will visit Missouri State University on March 30 to speak about his book “The Disappearing Spoon and Other True Tales of Madness, Love and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of Elements.” The book follows the tale of each element in the […]
Ever wonder how glass is made, or how it is shaped? The process, though potentially dangerous if the craftsperson isn’t careful, is not as complex as you might think.
At a recent basketball game, Dr. Nikolay Gerasimchuk’s research was featured in a Maroon Minute video.
Dr. Tamera Jahnke and Dr. James O’Brien explain how chemistry plays a role in the Sherlock Holmes mystery series.
Being prepared for surgery, medical staff are required to list the risks, which may sound overwhelming and frightening to patients – including infection. Dr. Nikolay Gerasimchuk is developing a set of compounds that could be used to properly set medical indwelling devices and prevent infections at those sites
Dr. Nikolay Gerasimchuk, professor of chemistry, recently served as guest editor of a special issue of Current Inorganic Chemistry. The issue included nine articles contributed from 11 countries and three continents.
Research is essential in the field of science, so each year the College of Natural and Applied Sciences recognizes exemplary work by its faculty, students and staff .
This year, two Missouri State professors were awarded fellowships through the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program.