When disaster strikes, smart phones show their power. Although traditional communication systems may falter, data can still transfer from phone to phone until it reaches an area with service. This is called a wireless ad-hoc network – one of Dr. Anita Liu’s research interests. Together, the phones have the strength and functionality to relay and process data. Better … [Read more...] about Getting your message across when systems fail
When you think of comics, a complex narrative may not be what pops into your head. Missouri State University faculty members Cole Closser and Jennifer Murvin are on a mission to show the power of sharing a narrative in comic form. Combining forces Closser, assistant professor of art and design, and Murvin, senior instructor of English, co-teach Graphic Narrative, an … [Read more...] about Comics: Not just for superheroes
Having a stroke or a traumatic brain injury can make you feel like a foreigner in a strange land. Your cognition may still be fully intact, but sometimes you just can’t speak the language. After a stroke, most individuals need speech therapy, which is offered free at Missouri State University’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic. With this therapy, clients often recoup much … [Read more...] about Finding your voice again
The high-fat, low-carb ketogenic or keto diet puts your body in ketosis, burning fat as a primary fuel source instead of the glucose found in carbohydrates. What’s the carbs limit to achieve ketosis, and how long does it take to get to ketosis? Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, answers these … [Read more...] about Going into ketosis with the keto diet
If you’re cooking in the kitchen and accidentally start a grease fire, what should and shouldn’t you do? David Hall, Springfield’s former fire chief and director of university safety at Missouri State University, explains on Reader’s Digest. … [Read more...] about Grease fire: how do you put it out?