David Foutch, a senior from Carbondale studying mathematics, explains his group’s poster to an attendeeof the annual Research Town Meeting on Tuesday in the student center. Group member Bryan Musungu,a doctoral student in plant biology from Fayetteville, N.C., said it took a lot of time to prepare for the project.“Collecting all of the data and analyzing it took nearly 6 months of hard research,” Musungu said.
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Julie Williams, of St. Louis, glues gems to toy cars Saturday at the Annual Gem & Mineral Show at the Pavilion in Marion. Williams said she has always loved gems and different rocks, and her father loved toy cars, so she decided to make a hobby that would encompass both. “I grew up loving cars because of my dad, and I always had a passion for collecting rocks,” she said. “For the past 21 years, I’ve sold thousands of these cars at various shows.”
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