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Andrew Christlieb, Chair of the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, discusses his personal research interests and various goals of the CMSE Department. Christlieb also explains the…

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More Fertility Hormones, Less Chance of Live Birth

Monday, November 23, 2015

A Michigan State University study has found that too much of a hormone commonly used during in vitro fertility, or IVF, treatments actually decreases a woman’s chances of…

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New MSU Video Game Aims to Draw Kids into Science

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

So you have particle, zooming through a particle accelerator at nearly half the speed of light. Your job: To keep it on track so it collides with a…

Amy Bonomi

Women Recognize Abuse in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Film

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Young adult women who watched “Fifty Shades of Grey” found the relationship between the characters Christian and Anastasia somewhat exciting and romantic, but also expressed grave concerns about…

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MSU Plays Key Role in New Michigan Science Standards

Friday, November 13, 2015

Michigan State University faculty members played a key role in developing the new K-12 science standards approved by the State Board of Education this week. Joe Krajcik and…

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For Better Sales, Connect with Coworkers, Says MSU Marketer

Thursday, November 12, 2015

For successful salespeople, it’s all about who you know – particularly within your own firm. A new study, co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar and published…

MSU’s Kanaan Studying Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s at Protein Level

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Science called out to researcher Nick Kanaan quite some time ago. Its complexity was not simply interesting — there was a mystery surrounding the study of neurodegenerative diseases…