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Engineering better medicine - one bead at a time

By Website Administrator | 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

By Website Administrator | 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

By Website Administrator | 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

By Website Administrator | 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

By Website Administrator | 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

By Website Administrator | 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

Big answers found on microscopic level

By Website Administrator | Dec 6, 2002
Brent Lewis is digging deep, but not too deep, to study seasonal variability of heavy metals in coastal wetland sediments along Saginaw Bay."The main goal of the project is to examine the chemical ... Read More

No NOx: water and fuel mix well

By Website Administrator | Dec 2, 2002
Kettering University fired up a SR30 gas turbine jet engine last week looking for better emissions from commercial jet engines. Researchers hope that improvements to the fuel through the use of an ... Read More

Unglamorous solder is the foundation for all appliances

By Website Administrator | Sep 27, 2002
Working in what was once described to him as the "proctology of Electrical Engineering," Mark Palmer, of Kettering, is making researching solder alloys a lot sexier than it used to be."I had a dean ... Read More

Kettering researcher studies how automobiles and other devices can be powered by fuel cells - which are efficient and don't pollute the environment

By Website Administrator | Mar 11, 2002
Etim Ubong is a man in search of gold.Not the "black gold" or "Texas tea" that TV's Jeb Clampitt discovered during a day of hunting in the Appalachian Mountains. There's no crude oil bubbles or ... Read More