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October 23rd, 2014
University of Missouri professor Jerry Taylor and team have one thing on their mind: cows. The United States has the world’s fourth largest cattle population, and Taylor and team are researching ways to improve feed efficiency and create bigger, longer cattle. This means using fewer resources to create better cows and more food security forRead more »
Many of today’s medicines are chemical compounds that can be very toxic. University of Missouri researcher Kattesh Katti and team have developed new technology to develop gold nanoparticles naturally, and without the use of any toxic chemical. This green nanotechnology is able to target certain types of cancer cells for treatment without creating harmful byproducts.Read more »
The most common ailment to affect a horse is lameness. University of Missouri professor Kevin Keegan and team have developed a new system to take the guess work out of evaluating lameness in horses. The system includes sensors placed on the horse and rider and a tablet app. Available commercially, there are more than 130Read more »
MU researcher Fu-hung Hsieh set out with one question in mind: is it possible to create a healthy, eco-friendly alternative to chicken? The answer was ‘yes.’ Hsieh’s partnership with fellow MU researchers resulted in the creation of innovative soy-based chicken strips that have the texture and taste of real meat. Not only did Hsieh succeedRead more »
Sometimes event the smallest of things can have the biggest impact. University of Missouri Researcher Shubhra Gangopadhyay and team are developing nanotechnology that enhances the delivery of drugs to treat life-threatening illnesses. This technology is also being used by the Department of Defense to produce energy and detect biological weapons.
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