Michigan Technological University

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Name: Michigan Technological University
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Former city manager to consult for Michigan Municipal League

HOUGHTON -- Former Houghton City Manager Scott MacInnes has been selected to serve as the Northern Field consultant for the Michigan Municipal League.In his new role, MacInnes will assist Upper Peninsula municipalities and act as a liaison for the League. ... [Published Upper Michigans Source - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

'Virtual breast' could improve cancer detection

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 30-Sep-2014Next to lung cancer, breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women, according to the American Cancer Society. That's why so many medical professionals encourage women to get mammograms, even though the tests ... [Published EurekAlert! - 22 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Lower Great Lakes Algae Imagery Yesterday from NASA

This NASA MODIS Instrument Aqua Satellite platform imagery ofthe lower Great Lakes, taken yesterday (09/29/2014), shows an interesting imageof transport and occurrence of algae/phytoplankton.   See lower rightquadrant of image for the lower Great Lak ... [Published Daily Kos - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

O'Neill, David Wymer

O’Neill, David Wymer; died peacefully after a long illness on Friday, September 12, 2014; at St. John Providence Hospital, in Detroit, MI. David was born April 21, 1937, to Stanley Paul and Catherine Marion (Vinsik) O’Neill, in Dearborn, MI, and at the ... [Published Dearborn Press & Guide - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Universities Compete in First Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

Ten universities across the U.S. are engaging in the first-ever Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, an initiative of the Outdoor Foundation that kicked off Sept. 27 and runs through Nov. 22. For eight weeks, schools will go head-to-head for the title of ... [Published InsideOutdoor Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Registration open for 2014 Asset Management Conference in Marquette

906-485-6322, ext. 136The annual Michigan Transportation Asset Management Conference is set for Oct. 23 at the Holiday Inn in Marquette. The conference, sponsored by the Michigan Transportation Asset Management Council, is a forum for state and local ... [Published Michigan.gov - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Autonomous Robots Could Provide Restore Electricity Following Power Outages

Image Caption: Little robots in Nina Mahmoudian's lab bring power to turn on a light, front left, and wave the white flag on the mini-tank. Adapted to real-world conditions, such robots could restore power to critical infrastructure, like cell towers. ... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Inherently Safer Design

Key pointsISD is a philosophy that aims to avoid or reduce hazards up front instead of relying on managing and controlling those hazards after the fact. The four key principles of ISD are to substitute, minimize, moderate and simplify when it comes to ... [Published Safety Health Magazine - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

"Virtual Breast" Could Improve Cancer Detection

A "virtual breast" image, part of a software program designed by Michigan Tech's Jingfeng Jiang. Healthcare professionals could use the software to learn how to better read ultrasound elastography images, which are used to detect cancer. Next to lung ... [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

$3 million expansion approved for Ontonagon County REA

ONTONAGON -- The Ontonagon County Rural Electrification Association (OCREA) Board of Directors approved plans for upgrades to their distribution system.Wolverine Power Cooperative will be assisting OCREA with the project, which involves designing and ... [Published Upper Michigans Source - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Power outage? Robots to the rescue -- ScienceDaily

Big disasters almost always result in big power failures. Not only do they take down the TV and fridge, they also wreak havoc with key infrastructure like cell towers. That can delay search and rescue operations at a time when minutes count.Now, Nina ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Robots to restore electricity after disaster

By restoring power, these robots may help in the search and rescue operations following a crisis."If we can regain power in communication towers, then we can find the people we need to rescue," said lead researcher Nina Mahmoudian from Michigan Technological ... [Published Jagran Post - Sep 26 2014]

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"I truly believe in the role Michigan's cities and villages can play in Michigan's economic turnaround," says MacInnes. "City government has been a major part of my life for four decades and I'm excited to be able to continue to share what I've learned with my municipal neighbors in the Upper Peninsula."
...us that his ethical filament standards would do for 3D printer filament what Fair Trade did for coffee," said William Hoyle, CEO of techfortrade. "We're now close to making this idea a reality; Protoprint is planning to make the first ethical filament offering available in January, and our other ventures in Latin America will follow."
"Ultrasound elastography could be an excellent screening tool for women who have suspicious mammograms, but only if the results are properly interpreted" the study said
"Depending on who does the reading, the accuracy can vary from 95 percent to 40 percent," he said. "Forty percent is very bad—you get 50 percent when you toss a coin. In part, the problem is that ultrasound elastography is a new modality, and people don't know much about it."

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Former city manager to consult for Michigan Mun... [Published Upper Michigans Source - 1 hour ago]
Ethical filament: Can fair trade plastic save p... [Published EurekAlert! - 2 hours ago]
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Cancer detection made simpler with 'virtual bre... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 11 hours ago]
Lower Great Lakes Algae Imagery Yesterday from ... [Published Daily Kos - 20 hours ago]
'Virtual breast' could improve cancer detection [Published EurekAlert! - 22 hours ago]
O'Neill, David Wymer [Published Dearborn Press & Guide - Sep 30 2014]
Michigan Tech developing robot teams to restore... [Published Gizmag - Sep 30 2014]
Universities Compete in First Outdoor Nation Ca... [Published InsideOutdoor Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
Henry Krumb Lecture Series SME announces the 20... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 29 2014]
The world's deadliest volcanoes [Published CBC - Sep 29 2014]
Delta College hosts successful STEM weekend [Published Midland Daily News - Sep 29 2014]
Registration open for 2014 Asset Management Con... [Published Michigan.gov - Sep 29 2014]
Ten Universities Compete in First-Ever Outdoor ... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 29 2014]
Autonomous Robots Could Provide Restore Electri... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 28 2014]
Inherently Safer Design [Published Safety Health Magazine - Sep 28 2014]
"Virtual Breast" Could Improve Cancer Detection [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
Camp Security: Where exactly is it, and will ar... [Published York Daily Record - Sep 26 2014]
Delta College hosting second annual Dow Great L... [Published Saginaw News - Sep 26 2014]
$3 million expansion approved for Ontonagon Cou... [Published Upper Michigans Source - Sep 26 2014]
STEM participation encouraging at Delta [Published Midland Daily News - Sep 26 2014]
Power outage? Robots to the rescue -- ScienceDaily [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 26 2014]
Robots to restore electricity after disaster [Published Jagran Post - Sep 26 2014]
Robots to restore electricity after disaster [Published ProKerala.com - Sep 26 2014]
Overnight News Digest -- "Beautiful Blobs of Bu... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 26 2014]
9-25-14 Down Memory Lane [Published Waconia Patriot - Sep 26 2014]
Rochester Hills suicide victim may have been fl... [Published Oakland Press - Sep 25 2014]
Thousands of students expected at hands-on STEM... [Published Midland Daily News - Sep 25 2014]
Breaking barriers: Pride Week presentation look... [Published Daily Mining Gazette - Sep 25 2014]
Students compete in Outdoor Nation Campus Chall... [Published Breeze, James Madison University - Sep 25 2014]
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Ten Universities Compete in First-Ever Outdoor ... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 29 2014]
SOURCE: The North Face DESCRIPTION: September 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - For the first time ever, 10 universities across the US will engage in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, an initiative of the Outdoor Foundation, kicking off Sept. 27 and running ...
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SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION: General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter August 2014 GM Helps Veterans Shift Gears to Civilian Life General Motors, the U.S. Army and Raytheon Company are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning ...
Gene Discovery Could Lead to More Resilient Trees [Published CropBiotech Update - Jul 09 2014]
Researchers from Oregon State University and Michigan Technological University have discovered the function of a gene involved in controlling the awakening of trees from winter dormancy. This discovery is vital in the ability of the trees in adjusting ...
Ford moving to vehicle testing with advanced 2.... [Published Green Car Congress - Jun 23 2014]
The 2.3L MiGTDI engine. Source: Ford. Click to enlarge. Ford is now three-fourths of the way into a 4-year, $30-million project (supported by $15 million from the US DOE) with Michigan Technological University (MTU) ( earlier post ) to demonstrate ...
Interview: Michigan Tech Uses “Superior” Superc... [Published insideHPC - Jun 19 2014]
Michigan Technological University is one of the fortunate ones to have a super-fast machine accessible by the entire research community on campus. ...
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