Three days of rain doesn’t sound like much—unless it comes in prodigious quantities and on top of months of above-average rainfall that saturates the ground. Spring 2008 is seeing significant flooding in the Mississippi River valley.
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On a Bridge to Discovery
A Laboratory Benefitting Medicine and Agriculture Opens at MU
BridgeAt first glance, there seems to be little in common between biochemistry research in medicine and agriculture. On closer inspection, the relationship becomes profound as life and disease processes are very similar at the genetic and molecular level.
Helping the Buffalo Roam
CAFNR Student's Research Helps Determine If Weaning Techniques Harm Offspring
Once, buffalo roamed the American prairie in complex societies where offspring were raised and protected according to instinct and learned responses. Today’s descendants of these vast herds live on preserves under the care of wildlife managers.
A Small Piece of a Big Prize
MU Atmospheric Researcher Is One of Many Recipients of the 2007 Nobel Prize for Peace
Lupo, an associate professor of atmospheric science in the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource’s Department of Soil, Environmental, and Atmospheric Sciences, is a contributing author and expert reviewer for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that shared the prize this summer with former vice president Al Gore, Jr.
A Recognition of “Intellectual Heft”
CAFNR Ranks High in Scholarly Productivity, Says National Higher Education Newspaper
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s third annual survey of scholarly productivity names University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) faculty as being among the best in the nation. CAFNR Animal Science faculty ranked fifth most productive among its peer institutions. MU agriculture faculty overall ranked seventh.