Until just a few weeks ago, the Hardin family of Columbia, Mo. believed that James Hardin was shot down and lost over the English Channel during World War II and that his tombstone in an English cemetery was only a cross marking an empty grave. A phone call from researchers investigating the crash of his [...]
Carolyn Heilman will visit her uncle's true gravesite, sixty-six years after his death during a combat mission
When food science chemistry gets boring, there's always Taekwondo
It's never a good idea to mess with a professor in class. It's even less of a brainwave to cross Ingolf Gruen, an unfailingly polite and soft-spoken University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources' associate professor and undergraduate adviser chair. As an aspiring third-degree black belt in Taekwondo, he can deal with [...]
An MU-Russia team partners to determine how a warming climate may influence atmospheric blocking
In December and January, a lingering snowy and cold snap engulfed much of America. While previous storms steadily moved over the country and out to sea, leaving moderate weather behind, this period of harsh winter weather came and stayed for weeks and plunged as far south as Texas. The frigid and stagnant weather pattern confused [...]
A heart healthy soy meal may be getting a little more satisfying
Fu-Hung Hsieh is finishing a project to create a soy product that looks, feels, pulls apart and, most importantly, chews like real chicken.