Aug. 31, 2022
MU institute updates baseline Food and Agricultural outlook report
The MU Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute has released an update to its yearly baseline outlook report to include the impact of key current events.
Aug. 1, 2022
Signaling ‘stressed-out’ plants
For more than 30 years, Ron Mittler has studied a chemical compound called reactive oxygen species, and his ongoing work is uncovering a new view on its importance.
June 27, 2022
Personal health trackers may include smart face mask, other wearables
In two new studies, University of Missouri researchers develop concepts of wearable smart bioelectronic devices, materials for better real-time monitoring of a person’s health, including vitals.
June 14, 2022
To a single micron — and beyond
MU’s X-ray Microanalysis Core specializes in providing microscopic views of rocks, fossils, materials science products and even biological tissues.
May 13, 2022
Modifying the body’s immune system to help treat Type 1 diabetes
Scientists at University of Missouri collaborate with Harvard, Georgia Tech to develop a novel diabetes treatment involving transplanting pancreas cells that produce insulin.
May 5, 2022
NIH grant will help research lack of breastfeeding in rural Missouri
Two-year grant aims to help nurses talk with rural mothers about newborn care, feeding options.
April 26, 2022
$1.25 million NIH grant links science, literacy and math education in middle schools
Online resources for teachers help students gain confidence in learning, spark interest among underrepresented students in STEM topics.
Feb. 4, 2022
MU earns $12 million in grants to boost science education, literacy
MU researchers use a video game to teach science lessons to middle schoolers, speech recognition software to improve literacy outcomes for 2nd graders.
Jan. 19, 2022
MU study identifies mutations specific to omicron variant
Findings show impact of mutations on pre-existing antibodies among vaccinated individuals, those who previously tested positive.
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