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Miami Media Highlights Dec. 20 to Dec. 26

Miami Media Highlights Dec. 20 to Dec. 26

 Global Tech News Daily, Dec. 24: Learning From Nature: Using Microbial Consortia To Improve Biochemical Synthesis

This article reports on the mass-production of chemicals with the advent of synthetic microbial consortia. Journal publication by J. Andrew Jones, assistant professor of Chemical, Paper and Biomedical Engineering, and Xin Wang, assistant professor of Microbiology, is mentioned. 

Frontiers in Nutrition, Dec. 23: Optimization of supercritical CO2 extraction of Moringa oleifera seed oil using response surface methodological approach and its antioxidant activity

This research study reports on the extraction method employed to obtain the maximum yield of moringa seed oil, an edible vegetable oil rich in unsaturated fatty acids. Xian Wu, assistant professor of Kinesiology, Nutrition and Health, conducted research. 

Bloom Magazine, Dec. 22: Citizen Scientist: What Color Is That Squirrel?

This article reports on researchers collecting data on squirrels to better understand evolutionary effects of climate change, urbanization and more. Steve Sullivan, director of the Hefner Museum of Natural History, is quoted. 

Airport Improvement, Dec. 21: Cincinnati Int’l assumes operation of local university airport

This article reports on the partnership between Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and Miami University regarding Miami’s airport. Gregory Crawford, president of Miami University, is quoted.