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In Brief 2010

Computer game receives international awards

A computer game created in the New Mexico State University Learning Games Lab can now add several international awards to its résumé. “Science Pirates: The Curse of Brownbeard” received top ACE Gold Awards in three categories: best graphic design for multimedia, best interactive media programming and best innovative use of communication technologies. Those three weren’t […]


General Dynamics expands with SpacePlex 2 at NMSU

One of the largest defense contractors in the world has a new home at New Mexico State University. General Dynamics recently opened SpacePlex 2 at NMSU’s Arrowhead Business and Research Park. “We’re excited,” said Pam Wood, director of the research park. “General Dynamics works with a lot of our professors and students at NMSU. This […]


Preservation theories tested at cliff dwellings

A New Mexico State University research team has completed a portion of the investigation into the deteriorating cliff dwellings at Bandelier National Monument near Los Alamos. The results are simple physics, or simple geology depending on how you look at it. The ceilings of the caves, which are lined with a layer of soot, are […]


Researcher takes food-safety cartoons, animations to China

The list of tainted food and consumer goods coming out of China is long and growing – dairy products, pharmaceuticals, farm-raised seafood, pet food and animal feed. The deaths worldwide are in the thousands, with many thousands more made sick. Add to that list toys with lead-based paint and, recently, Chinese-made plasterboard, emitting fumes strong […]