Archive for September, 2011

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Waste Not: Auburn Makes Progress in the Energy Battle

Auburn engineers and scientists are one step closer to replacing coal with waste as the primary energy source in portland cement production. It might not sound like a big deal, but the use of waste materials, such as poultry litter or old tires, will have tremendous environmental and cost-saving benefits. Coal is a non-renewable resource and makes up 40 [...]

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Sep 02, 2011 Add a comment

MRI Research

MRI, or Magnetic Resonance Imaging, is fairly common these days. The scanners allow physicians a non-invasive, pain free look inside a patient’s body. Auburn University’s newly-built MRI Center takes medical imaging and imaging research to a new level. The facility houses an open-bore, 3 Tesla scanner – one of a very few in the Southeast – and [...]

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