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ASU begins construction of product development center

LORMAN — Alcorn State University is adding a new facility on the main campus. Alcorn’s School of Agriculture, Research, Extension, and Applied Sciences (AREAS) began the construction of its product development center, which will provide support, guidance and equipment for developing the ideas of some of Mississippi’s most creative minds. The upcoming facility will be used to cultivate the products ...

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USM polymer scientist's invention garnering attention

HATTIESBURG — A University of Southern Mississippi professor’s invention is garnering attention. Inspired by his own dream of a technology now considered revolutionary in the world of plastics research, polymer science professor Marek Urban developed a unique type of plastic material that turns red or “bleeds” when damaged. When the damage occurs, or when stressors mount that portend damage to ...

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Aerotec unveils product upgrade

PICAYUNE — Aerotec, LLC, has introduced its second-generation airborne LIDAR-based mapping product for identifying and locating vegetation in the vicinity of electric power transmission rights-of-way that presents a significant risk to the operation of the transmission lines’ conductors. A featured component of the vegetation management product is a handheld unit that provides the utility forester with the capability to measure, ...

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Nominations sought for invention competition

HATTIESBURG — Noetic Technologies Inc. is now accepting entries for the sixth-annual “Invent Your Future!” competition. Invent Your Future is the invention competition featuring a total of $20,000 in cash prizes as well as in-kind prizes. The technology-oriented competition is designed to identify innovative ideas in Mississippi and the surrounding region, and to foster their commercial potential. The deadline for ...

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