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Taking a stick check

Jan 7, 2010
The heartbreak lingers. Game seven of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs sits in the belly of Detroit Red Wings fans undigested after several long months. But the 2009-2010 season underway. Hope is on ... Read More

Lighting the way

Nov 30, 2009
In an example of coming full circle - Kettering University senior Kevin Markell brought the prototype of his LED parking lot light design back to campus from his co-op employer, to field test it and ... Read More

Building better car seats

Jun 30, 2009
Kettering University's Crash Safety Center worked with Dorel Juvenile Group to develop a ground-breaking new car seat safety technology that better protects children in side impact crashes.The New ... Read More

Imagining peace

May 29, 2009
Dr. Badri Rao, associate professor of Liberal Studies, chaired the Human Security and Peace in South and Southeast Asia session during the United Nations World Civic Forum 2009 in Seoul, South Korea ... Read More

Recovering wasted energy

May 19, 2009
“Waste not, want not.” Grandma’s advice is still good today. General Dynamics is trying to heed that advice by working with Kettering researchers to identify the most efficient strategies for ... Read More

Imagined or real?

May 8, 2009
Thursday, August 21, 1879, Knock, County Mayo, Ireland: Mary McLoughlin and Mary Beirne stood transfixed as rain dribbled down their faces, bewildered at the apparition cast against the gable wall of ... Read More

Global cooling

Apr 17, 2009
In what he termed a counter-intuitive maneuver, Dr. Homayun Navaz, professor of Mechanical Engineering at Kettering University, turned down the velocity of cold air and raised the temperature to 32 ... Read More

Agent Fate exceeds expectations

Feb 20, 2009
The Love Canal. Some readers might recall the name of this infamous, chemically contaminated area in the Niagara Falls area of New York. More than 21,000 tons of caustics, alkalines, fatty acids and ... Read More

Engineering healing

Jan 9, 2009
Injuries to the lower leg, including trauma caused in battle, in an automobile accident, from a gunshot wound or other trauma, have historically proven difficult for doctors to treat. Dr. Patrick ... Read More

Identifying kids' range of motion

Dec 12, 2008
Anyone over 30 who has watched kids tumble around the living room floor knows that children are more flexible than adults. However, until recently, measurements for car safety restraints, physical ... Read More