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Research project supports Flint economy

Aug 24, 2007
The impact is small. Really just a blip on the economic radar. So small, in fact, that the accounting office at the City of Flint administrative offices may not even measure how much the downtown ... Read More

The greening of diesel

Aug 3, 2007
Working on making diesel engines more environmentally friendly and efficient, Dr. Bassem Ramadan professor of Mechanical Engineering, and two graduate students are researching improvements to the ... Read More

Early responses to international terrorism

Jun 1, 2007
A single bullet. That's all it took. One shot, the sound of which has never fully faded. It began simply enough. King Alexander 1 of Yugoslavia arrived via ship to Marseilles on a state visit to ... Read More

Equal warfare

Apr 27, 2007
Women drivers.A terrible stereotype. No truth to it whatsoever. In fact, some women drivers have had tremendous impact on the world of motor sports. Look at Danica Patrick, or Lyn St. James' storied ... Read More

Unabridged connections

Apr 6, 2007
Video of UV-Dj0R21WQ This video clip shows an actual drop of the chemical Mustard, which is the primary ingredient in Mustard Gas used in previous wars, on sand. Navaz's team has related this ... Read More

Full-body cast crash testing

Feb 16, 2007
Engineering a "cure" for a potentially dangerous situation, Dr. Patrick Atkinson, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Dr. Julie Zielinski, M.D., M.S. orthopedic surgery resident at ... Read More

Car Seat Campaign

Feb 9, 2007
Almost 2,000 children under 14 die every year in traffic accidents. More than 40 percent of those children that are killed are totally unrestrained, according to the group Advocates for Highway ... Read More

Hydraulic hybrid engines

Dec 1, 2006
When the testing is finalized and the matrix is complete, a new hydraulic hybrid technology for use in large commercial trucks could represent billions of dollars in fuel savings. Dr. Ram S. ... Read More

On the chemical runway!

Nov 20, 2006
On this runway, there are no bone-thin, emaciated models prancing back and forth.No plump red lips painted onto hollowed cheeks and inexplicable pouts. In fact, on this runway, one may find it ... Read More

The alchemy of mead

Nov 3, 2006
"Mead - often called honey wine - is the world's oldest fermented beverage," according to Dr. Diana Phillips, associate professor and program director for Chemistry at Kettering University. It's ... Read More