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Under the Microscope - Gistory Takes on Collaborative News

More and more companies, especially in the media, are trying to find new ways to attract millennials. And one former University of Missouri student is...

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Under the Microscope - MU Professor Ties Academic Stress to Football Injuries

MU Professor James Mann recently completed research that sheds more light on what we know about football injuries. The data was collected from the 2011...

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Under the Microscope - In the Fields, a Search for Monarch Butterflies

The population of monarch butterflies has declined so dramatically in recent years that the iconic insect is being considered for the U.S. Fish and...

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Under the Microscope - Library Gives Children Hands-On Experience with Circuits

The circuit science workshop in Columbia is one of Daniel Boone Regional Library's most popular regular events for kids. The workshop allows elementary...

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Under the Microscope - Athletic Trainers Increasing but Coverage Still Varies

From Friday night football games to Saturday volleyball matches, a new figure is taking a spot on the sidelines. According to a 2015 study by the Korey...

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Under the Microscope - MU Study Finds Some Bees Evolve with Climate Change

Research shows that the Earth’s warming climate can have a massive impact on many parts of the ecosystem, from the ocean down to the tiny bee. Recently,...

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Under the Microscope - Laws Observatory Lends its Telescope Wednesday Nights

It's a clear Wednesday night, and visitors on top of the University of Missouri's Physics Building are playing the waiting game. A solar flare is about...

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Under the Microscope - Farmers School Themselves on Soil Health to Revive Dying Dirt

Generations of tilling and planting on the same land have left the nation’s soil in poor shape. And if farmers don’t change the way they grow crops,...

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Under the Microscope - Officials, Farmers Prepare for Fall Bird Flu Outbreak Amid Ongoing Mystery

Farmers and agriculture officials are gearing up for another round of bird flu this fall, an outbreak they fear could be worse than the devastating...

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Under the Microscope: A Tick Bite That Can Make You Allergic to Red Meat

One Saturday afternoon at a backyard cookout, St. Louis architect Dan Rosenberg enjoyed a cheeseburger – a food he’d enjoyed many times before. That...

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