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Banzhaf, Leader in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, Joins MSU

Wolfgang Banzhaf

Michigan State University has hired the first endowed chair in genetic programming in the United States. Wolfgang Banzhaf, most recently with Memorial University of Newfoundland, will be the first…

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Astronomers Pinpoint How Milky Way Galaxy Was Formed

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Using colors to identify the approximate ages of more than 130,000 stars in the Milky Way’s halo, astronomers have produced the clearest picture yet of how our galaxy…

Children’s Fingerprints Could Track Medical Histories, Save Lives

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Every day 353,000 children are born around the world, a majority of them in developing countries where there is a lack of proper record keeping, resulting in a…

Joe Grimm

Student-Authored Book to Help Professors Be Better Teachers

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

In most college classrooms, it’s the professor who is in charge, holds all the cards, wields the power. And if a student has a problem with that professor,…

MSU Project Helps Schools Find Most Effective Programs

Monday, September 19, 2016

One-third of Michigan’s public school administrators have nowhere to go for information about programs to help students deal with bullying, manage their emotions or build healthy relationships. That’s…

Christoph Benning

Lipids Promise Advances in Biofuels, Cancer Research

Sunday, September 18, 2016

In the ongoing quest for healthier lifestyles and environmental sustainability, one of the biggest solutions might also be one of the tiniest. Decades of cutting-edge research at Michigan…

Researcher Finds Pandas Relate to Habitat in Complex Ways

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Vanessa Hull, a research associate at Michigan State University’s Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability spent two years working in the relatively uncharted waters of tracking wild pandas…