Professor Lower featured in Dispatch story

February 19, 2018
Photo of magnetic bacteria, which will soon fly into space

Professor Steven Lower (Earth Sciences) and collaborating twin brother and Professor Brian Lower (School of Environment and Natural Resources) were recently featured in the Dispatch. They have received funding to send magnetic bacteria into space. The magnetic bacteria produce tiny iron oxide particles that have the potential to be harnessed in innovative ways, including high-density data storage and targeted cancer drug delivery. Learn more here.