A MU team is collaborating with Duke University on developing a system that treats waste using supercritical water oxidation.
MU biological engineers reinvent the toilet -- with fire
Delayed fluorescence can help monitor the health of plants
Research at CAFNR is investigating how plants glow. Called delayed fluorescence, this may someday help farmers monitor the health of their crops to more accurately apply fertilizers, water and pesticides.
$1 million gift will support MU student collaboration
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), one of the world’s leading agricultural processors, has given the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) a gift of $1 million to support a dedicated laboratory space designed specifically for student experiential learning. The ADM Center for Agricultural Development, to be located in the Agricultural […]
CAFNR was well represented at the 2012 Chancellor’s Excellence Awards ceremony. Jillian Yoder and Scott Brown were honored with the Chancellor’s Award. William Folk and Sheila Grant were both presented the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum. The annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum showcases student research […]
Photoacoustic device finds cancer cells before they become tumors
Commercial production of a device that measures melanoma using photoacoustics, or laser-induced ultrasound, will soon be available to scientists and academia for cancer studies.
From food waste to compost to fresh vegetables, an innovative recycling program launches at Bradford Research Center
Tim Reinbott, superintendent of Bradford Research Center, is creating a closed-loop system that doesn't require a single ounce of fossil fuel—once all the components are operational. Reinbott's "Zero Carbon Footprint Vegetable and Compost Production System" can become a model for other universities, school districts, prisons and even small communities who aspire to turn their waste stream into a productive resource.