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Harnessing the Power of Stem Cells: An Invention to Extract and Use Adult Stem Cells from Adult Neural Crest-Derived Tissues

Cells are the building blocks of all living things. They provide structure for the body, take in nutrients from food, and carry out other important functions. Cells also contain the body’s hereditary material and are able to make identical copies of...

Learning and Teaching: Participating in the European Institutional Evaluation of the University of Costa Rica

Derin Ural, professor in practice in the College of Engineering’s Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering and associate dean for student affairs, visited the University of Costa Rica as part of the European University Association...

Industrial Engineering Faculty Publishes Book on Improving Quality and Service in the Healthcare Industry

Vincent K. Omachonu, professor in the College of Engineering’s Department of Industrial Engineering, wrote a book entitled, “Healthcare Value Proposition: Creating a Culture of Excellence in Patient Experience,” which was published by Routledge,...

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Student and Chair Receive Funding for Hybrid Rocket Project

Since spaceflight began, two types of rocket technologies have been used almost exclusively:  the liquid and solid rocket engine. Both rocket technologies are still used today – often in the same applications – however, there are fundamental trade-offs...

The Future on Mars: Generating Local Magnetic Shields to Protect Astronauts from Radiation in Mars

Mars, the fourth planet from the Sun, has been the subject of fiction, scientific research and engineering since the 1800s. It is the most accessible place for life other than on Earth, making it one of the most scientifically interesting locations in...
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