Starting this growing season the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources' teaching greenhouses and in-house florist shop, Tiger Garden, will use 100 percent biodegradable pots to grow tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cucumbers, melons and herbs.
Biodegradable planting pots mean healthier veggies and environment
A 2004 bioengineering graduate describes life at NASA
How do you fight a fire on the International Space Station orbiting 200 miles above the surface of the earth? What do astronauts do to adjust the thermostat when one side of the Station is boiling in the heat of the sun and the other, in darkness, is almost absolute zero? Training astronauts in these techniques is the job of Felicity Pino, NASA International Space Station environmental control and life support systems instructor and graduate of the MU biological engineering program.
Campus Weather Service helps make MU "storm ready"
Students in the Department of Soils, Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences are working to make MU the first university in mid-Missouri to become certified as "storm ready" by the National Weather Service (NWS).