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General Apr 02, 2013 Add your comment

2012 Annual Update

Government Mar 14, 2013 Comments Off

Biofuel Solutions for the Southeast

The IBSS partnership is a group of Universities and companies determined to bridge the divide between farmers and liquid fuel producers. Through improved genetics, planting and harvesting processes, transportation and storage innovations, IBSS is equipped to make bio-fuel production in the Southeast a reality.

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Military Feb 05, 2013 Comments Off

Vapor Wake Dogs Stay On Target

If you travel by air or work in a government building, you’re no stranger to long lines leading to security scanners. Annoying perhaps, but they’re safety precautions put in place to protect us. Those who wish us harm are also no strangers to this technology. They constantly look for ways to defeat it. Enter Auburn [...]

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General Jun 12, 2012 Comments Off

2011 Annual Update

Click here to read the Annual Update on the iPad

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Business Mar 14, 2012 Add your comment

Auburn’s Detection & Food Safety Center

More than 48 million Americans each year fall ill from foodborne illnesses like Salmonella and E. coli. Those illnesses – according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – cost the U.S. more than $77 billion per year. The sheer volume of food imported or produced in the U.S. makes the problem terrifically complex. [...]

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Government Mar 05, 2012 Comments Off

Tiny Sensors Detect Huge Diseases

Sensors developed by food safety engineer Bryan Chin are revolutionizing the way inspectors test food for biological pathogens that sicken about one in six Americans each year. A 2011 outbreak of Listeria claimed 16 lives in Colorado. Salmonella contamination of eggs, tomatoes, jalapenos and peanut butter from 2008 to 2010 infected thousands of people and [...]

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Business Jan 13, 2012 Add your comment

Industry Collaboration Superteam

When it comes to innovation, the most basic approach is often the most successful. Ask and listen. That’s how faculty and students in Auburn’s School of Building Science and Department of Industrial & Graphic Design are helping one of the nation’s biggest industries — construction — improve productivity, working conditions and safety. They start by [...]

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Government Nov 22, 2011 Add your comment

You’re really going to eat THAT!?

Salmonella in peanut butter. E. coli in beef. Listeria in lettuce. Each year a surprising number – one in six – of Americans get sick from tainted food. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that more than 3,000 of those people die. Part of the problem is the global supply chain. Those peanuts may come [...]

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Business Nov 21, 2011 Add your comment

Re-engineering the Human Heart

More than one out of every four deaths in the United States is caused by heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for men and women every year.
Cardiac regeneration scientist Elizabeth Lipke sees a solution. […]

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General Sep 29, 2011 Comments Off

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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