October 14, 2012/CBS News Detroit
By Matt Roush
HOUGHTON — Solar power, Star Trek replicators, new antiviral drugs, more green energy, and a research showplace for the Great Lakes.
Yep, just another day at Michigan Technological University Friday as the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report 2012 Fall Tech Tour got into full swing.
The visit started with Joshua Pearce, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, a passionate advocate and researcher in both advanced solar energy and so-called 3D printing.