By: Christie Delfanian, SDSU Marketing & Communications Jace Waybright, a sophomore physics and mathematics major, is one of six undergraduates nationwide chosen to participate in an international nanotechnology Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) program through Cornell University. Waybright will spend this summer in Tsukuba, Japan, doing research at the National Institute of Materials Science. The…

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 © 2018-Brookings Register By: Jodelle Greiner, The Brookings Register BROOKINGS – The City of Brookings issued more building permits in 2017 than in 2016, but the total value was down $14 million, according to the city’s Engineering & Community Development office.The explanation for the discrepancy is simple: People are still building stuff, just not big…

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By: Casey Wonnenberg, KELO TV WATCH Do you have an idea for a new business or gadget? You could win $1,500 in a Brookings competition. When it comes to ping pong, Cody Butler is not only looking to win this game, but also score a new business. Butler is working on a device that keeps…

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 © 2018-Brookings Register By: Jodelle Greiner, The Brookings Register BROOKINGS – Flavor hasn’t moved far, but owner Dan Huntington thinks it will make all the difference.The restaurant and international grocery store has operated for years at 605 Main Ave. as Flavor Indian Cuisine. “It was a great place for us to operate; (but) it didn’t…

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By: The Brookings Register  © 2018-Brookings Register BROOKINGS – When U.S. Bank Stadium hosts the Super Bowl Sunday, more than 31,000 square feet of LED displays manufactured and installed by Daktronics will add to the game-day experience for fans.Daktronics employees will provide services and support during the game as the New England Patriots and Philadelphia…

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 © 2018-Brookings Register By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register BROOKINGS – Games, whether board games, card games or dice-based games, are more popular than ever these days, allowing families and friends to huddle together around a table for a respite from the ubiquitous screens of computers and phones.Chris Williams, founder of Alright Games, is working…

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By: Jodelle Greiner, The Brookings Register If you ever wanted to mess around with wires, motors, LED lights and other electrical gadgets and figure out how they work together, you might want to check out the Maker Kits at the Brookings Public Library. The littleBits kits are for kids 8 years old and older; the…

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By: Christie Delfanian, SDSU Marketing and Communications The map shows yield potential for herbaceous crops, such as Giant Miscanthus, sorghum and switchgrass. Can farmers produce at least 1 billion tons of biomass per year that can be used as biofuels feedstock? That’s the question that researchers are trying to answer, according to North Central Regional…

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