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New MU Metagenomics Center to Make Important Research Process Cheaper, Faster

University of Missouri officials celebrate the opening of the MU Metagenomics Center, located at Discovery Ridge Research Park. The new center will serve as a comprehensive resource for microbiological research performed at Mizzou, other universities and private entities around the country.

$5 million grant will help researchers magnify the societal impact of scientific advances

When Humira came on the market, many found relief from symptoms of arthritis, plaque psoriasis, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. However, most people may not know the scientific breakthrough for the foundation of Humira took most of a Nobel laureate’s 40-year career at the University of Missouri to develop. Every day, scientific breakthroughs such as this improve the lives of millions, but many do not get shared. Mizzou’s new multimillion dollar grant aims to help scientists shine a light on their research.

A buzz-worthy surprise during the total solar eclipse

On August 21, 2017, at 16 points along the path of last year’s total solar eclipse, tiny microphones—each about the size of a USB flash drive—captured a unique biological phenomenon. As Earth fell into complete darkness, the bees stopped buzzing, according to researchers at the University of Missouri.

George P. Smith, MU Curators Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, wins Nobel Prize in chemistry

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today that George P. Smith, MU Curators Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, is one of a trio of researchers who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Smith is the first University of Missouri professor to receive a Nobel Prize for research conducted at the university.

Older sisters can play a role in healthy conversations about teenage relationships

Parents of teenage daughters might consider leaving the room to let their daughters talk about dating and sex.

Older sisters can play a role in healthy conversations about teenage relationships

Parents of teenage daughters might consider leaving the room to let their daughters talk about dating and sex.

Mizzou receives $500,000 for fall prevention programs

information, contact Cailin Riley: RileyCi@missouri.edu.

Group dynamics play a heavy hand in correctly identifying true online sources

Your squad, or social group, can have a huge impact on how you view the world. Now, new research shows that the people you hang out or work with might also impact how well you can identify fact from fiction.

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