Farmers Are Losing Everything After “Forever Chemicals” Turned Up In Their Food

Ultimately, any potential health risks from consuming the tainted food would depend on how much a person ate and how frequently, Christopher Higgins, a civil engineering professor at the Colorado School of Mines, told BuzzFeed News by email.
July 2, 2019

Want to work in the stars? Here are six future space jobs you could hold

“You need people from all sorts of different disciplines,” Dr. Angel Abbud-Madrid, director of the Center for Space Resources and Research Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Colorado School of Mines, told Digital Trends.
June 22, 2019

How To Fix Higher Education: Seven Keys

Colorado School of Mines is a 145-year-old school with an updated mission focused on Earth, Energy and Environment with a new commitment to engaging students in active learning and doing good in the world.
June 20, 2019

Groundwater Pumping Diminishes Streams Across The Country, Study Finds

“If you pump near a stream you’re going to change the amount of water that flows through the stream, because some of that stream water is going to basically get pulled to the well instead of flowing down the stream,” said Reed Maxwell, hydrologist at ....
June 19, 2019

Go behind the scenes as Adam Savage tests an Iron Man suit that really flies

For Savage Builds, his new eight-part series focused on extreme engineering, Savage recruited a team from the science-focused Colorado School of Mines to build him an Iron Man suit made largely from 3D-printed titanium.
June 17, 2019

Mines students create Iron Man suit for national TV show

Adam Savage, host of the hit TV show, ‘ Myth Busters ’, visited the Colorado School of Mines several months ago and approached Craig Brice, who serves as the school’s Director of Advanced Manufacturing Program.
June 12, 2019

FDA’s First Tests For "Forever Chemicals" In Food Found Them In Meat And Chocolate Cake

“The newsworthy point from my perspective is the fact that this reveals the FDA is interested in these questions and is taking actions,” Christopher Higgins, a civil engineering professor at the Colorado School of Mines told BuzzFeed News.
June 11, 2019

School of Mines student builds functional Iron Man suit for Discovery Channel project

The School of Mines worked with EOS to get the pieces 3D printed.
June 10, 2019

Students at the Colorado School of Mines have built the closest thing to a real-life 'Iron Man' suit

Superhero characters are a big draw at the movies and on T.V. Many kids grow up wanting to be the characters they see, but imagine bringing fiction to life. That's what a group at Colorado School of Mines did when they helped make Iron Man a reality.
June 10, 2019

School of Mines built a real-life Iron Man suit for new Discovery Channel series

“Iron Man’s suit is designed to be rendered on a movie screen, not fabricated,” said Craig Brice, director of the advanced manufacturing program at Colorado School of Mines.
June 9, 2019

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare minerals

“We have to be more forward thinking,” said Alexander Gysi, an assistant professor in geology and geological engineering at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden. “It would be better for the U.S. to have a greater range of sources for rare earths.”
June 8, 2019

“Those are the questions we’re grappling with.” Mines professor appears in The Guardian

The Thursday, May 23 issue of The Guardian, a large British news organization, includes a story on contamination by poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on and around some US military bases. Titled “A Trail of Toxicity,” the piece features ....
May 23, 2019