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Amita Chudgar: Studying Education in Developing Countries

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Michigan State University researcher Amita Chudgar is leading an effort to better understand why students in developing countries don’t attend and stay in school. Chudgar received a $200,000…

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‘Well-being’ psychologist Lucas named MSU Foundation Professor

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Michigan State University (MSU) professor of psychology Richard Lucas has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. “This award recognizes Professor Lucas’s highly respected research as well as his…

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Helping Toddlers’ Understand Emotion Key to Development

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The simple parenting strategy of helping toddlers understand emotion may reduce behavioral problems later on, finds a federally funded study led by a Michigan State University researcher. The…

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Voice/Speech Disorders Pioneer Named MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, August 31, 2015

Dimitar Deliyski, a pioneer and international leader in the field of voice and speech disorders, has been awarded the designation of MSU Foundation Professor, the first for the…

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Proteins ‘Practice’ Before Changing Chromosomes

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

In the biochemical game of genetics, it was thought that the proteins controlling gene regulation in animals were either spectators or players. But in research appearing in the…

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Smart Phone Not a Smart Choice When Facing Depression

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Depressed people who turn to their smart phones for relief may only be making things worse. A team of researchers, that included the dean of Michigan State University’s…

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Loss of Species’ Sex Signals May Lead to Extinction

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Sending signals to the opposite sex isn’t always a trait that’s passed on to animals’ offspring, according to new research conducted at Michigan State University. Animal sex signals,…