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Putting it simply: a new way to make nanotubes is found

Oct 17, 2003
A lot of scientific discovery can be attributed to serendipity. A recent happy accident occurred on a nano-sized scale when researchers at Kettering University discovered a different method for ... Read More

Kettering grad first student to earn Ph.D. in fuel cells

Sep 26, 2003
Dr. Etim Ubong, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Kettering, dreamed some years ago that the University might one day pave the way for the creation of a state-of-the-art facility ... Read More

Fewer moving parts is the key to better engines

Sep 22, 2003
Three recent innovations in combustion engine technology have been combined into one amazingly simple new engine design. Utilizing a free piston, meaning there is no crankshaft or connecting rods, a ... Read More

Equipment allows study of artificial hip replacement components

Sep 5, 2003
Kettering researcher Trevor Harding isn't afraid of taking a hip check.Not the kind one might associate with the game of hockey, where forwards barrel down the sideboards with the puck and the ... Read More

Engineering better medicine - one bead at a time

Aug 8, 2003
Medical doctors at McLaren Regional Medical Center and mechanical engineers at Kettering University have teamed-up to improve medical care for patients with massive soft tissue injuries to skin and ... Read More

The physics of the elusive "sweet spot" unraveled

Apr 25, 2003
Just what makes the "sweet spot" sweet is the focus of Dr. Dan Russell's seminal research into the physics of composite baseball and softball bats.Russell, associate professor of Applied Physics at ... Read More

Breath analysis may provide clues to what ails you

Apr 4, 2003
The eyes may be the window to the soul, but your breath could soon be the window to your over-all health. Where blood samples are taken now to identify disease, cancer and other medical conditions, ... Read More

Professor gives students historical truth through fiction

Mar 14, 2003
Her idea was to simply present a paper at the Popular Culture Association conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and conduct some primary research while there on "Ceremony," a novel by Native ... Read More

Research reveals nano particle potential

Mar 7, 2003
A new understanding of the structure of nano particles proves the old adage that "good things come in small packages." Researchers at Kettering University and Wayne State University have found that ... Read More

The answers are in the sediment

Jan 7, 2003
Like Livingston searching for the source of the Nile, Dr. Brent Lewis, associate professor of Environmental Chemistry at Kettering University, is searching for the source of pollution in the Swartz ... Read More