Archive for January, 2011

UMKC researchers identify key role of protease in maintaining bone mineral content

January 26, 2011

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry have identified an important new mechanism in the process by which bones build and maintain both strength and elasticity. The results of their most recent findings were published in the January 21 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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John Kevern’s Pervious Concrete Research Impacts Many Areas

January 3, 2011

John Kevern, assistant professor of civil engineering in the School of Computing and Engineering, is conducting several nationally-funded pervious concrete related research projects which are providing SCE civil engineering students with research opportunities.   Pervious concrete is a specialty concrete with properties that reduces storm water run-off due to its ability to absorb rain water, the […]

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History Dept. announces First Friday Historical Research Lecture Series

January 3, 2011

Following is the upcoming schedule for  the UMKC History Department First Friday lecture series. 18th Century English Surgical Apprentices Lynda Payne Friday, February 4, 2011 @ 1pm Cockefair Hall 215 “The good, the bad and the ugly. Part of a research project on the experiences of training to be a pre-modern surgeon.”

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