Two researchers are looking for a more efficient and environmentally friendly way to use hydraulic fracturing to draw oil and gas from the earth’s crust. Four use existing magnetic and oxidizing materials in an effort to revolutionize the refrigeration industry and replace up to 80 percent of the current compressor market.
Since the turn of the century, Louisiana has led the way for the energy industry. Now, LSU has created Power Players, which combines the research on clean energy, energy law, energy processes, and alternative energy to create a team with a common goal of taking the energy industry to the next level.
Covering contemporary equine research including regenerative medicine and genetics are explored in six new reviews just published in the Equine Veterinary Journal. Published in partnership with the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation (GJCRF), the papers cover a mix of topics reflecting some of the foundation’s priority areas for research funding.
Sheriff’s deputy, sociologist, pilot, used car dealer, importer, entrepreneur, engineer, researcher, linguist, dreamer. Charles Malveaux is or has been all those things. He’s currently a doctoral candidate in LSU’s College of Engineering.
Oceanography and coastal sciences professor Michael Polito and graduate student Rachael Herman embarked on a one-month journey to the Antarctic Peninsula in December to research how certain penguin species adapt to their environments.
The Independent: The Antarctic has a population of 4,000 – but what does it take to work in a wilderness of 70-knot winds and marauding penguins?
A century after the heroic age of Antarctic exploration – this year marks the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance expedition – thousands of people now earn their living on Antarctica, treading in Shackleton’s footsteps every day, on their way to work. From sailors to scientists, conservationists to climbing instructors, they pursue their professions on… Read More
Scientists know all about the sophisticated calendars and writing system of the Maya, as well as their ritual sacrifices. But as for exactly what caused the the ancient civilization to collapse around 900 A.D., that’s long been a bit of a mystery. Now a team of researchers from Rice University and Louisiana State University think… Read More
Humans have already discovered some 2 million different animal species on this planet, but some estimate there are over 1 million more to be found. We’re trying. Each year, scientists around the world discover some 17,000 to 18,000 new species, and 2014 was no different. Here, we’ve narrowed it down to five creatures that caught… Read More