Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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The ancient scissor-toothed shark Edestus was a “weird, weird beastie,” according to Leif Tapanila, Idaho State University geosciences professor and Idaho Museum of Natural History director. The shark, which disappeared more than 300 million years ago during the late Paleozoic era, had baffled researchers. However, the same team that helped unravel the major mysteries of the “buzzsaw shark” Helicoprion (the focus of an Idaho Museum of Natural History traveling exhibit that has been seen by more than a half million visitors), was reassembled and went to work on the scissor-toothed shark. Read More

ON Semiconductor continued its collaboration with the Idaho State University Department of Electrical Engineering by recently donating an industrial-grade Linux server, eight state-of-the-art computer workstations and associated design software. Read More

Idaho Gov. Brad Little proclaimed January 15 Idaho State University Day in Idaho to celebrate the university’s positive and enduring impact on the Gem State. Flanked by ISU President Kevin Satterlee and university mascot Benny the Bengal, Little signed the proclamation Tuesday morning at the Capitol building.
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