Sometimes science only requires your brain. Other times, it requires fancy equipment. We just got new fancy equipment. Meet the Inductively-Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS). Possibly the coolest thing about the ICP-MS is that it’s not for just one department. Dr. Cyren Rico, assistant professor of chemistry, was the principal investigator on the National … [Read more...] about New equipment encourages collaboration
For technology to advance, we must continue to research. To improve. To innovate. However, to do research, we have to fund it first. Dr. Ridwan Sakidja just got his funding. He is working on a collaborative project designing and fabricating tunnel junctions to enable technology for future electronics. To do this, they have to create a very thin insulating layer, … [Read more...] about MSU, KU collaborate for a common good
University professor receives grants for bat research Parks and conservation areas provide a glimpse into the natural habitats of the Earth’s coolest critters. But can a proposed park actually pose a threat to those same creatures? Dr. Lynn Robbins, Missouri State University professor of biology, aims to find out just that through two grant-funded research … [Read more...] about How do humans affect bat populations?
Dr. Chris Barnhart, professor of biology at Missouri State University, received a grant of $24,000 to fund the development of “Propagation and Augmentation of the Ouachita Rock Pocketbook.” Financial support for this publication was provided by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation through the Endangered Species Act, Section 6 Grant F11AP00447 and Missouri State … [Read more...] about BIO Professor receives funding for conservation publication, program
Dr. Day Ligon, assistant professor of biology at Missouri State University, was awarded a grant of $43,940 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services via Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation for assessing the extent and density of chicken turtle populations in southeastern Oklahoma. Western chicken turtles are rare in southeastern Oklahoma and are listed as a species … [Read more...] about Biology professor assesses chicken turtle populations in Oklahoma