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Solar Energy that Doesn’t Block the View

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Solar cell

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people…

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Scanning Babies’ Fingerprints Could Save Lives

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Each year 2.5 million children die worldwide because they do not receive life-saving vaccinations at the appropriate time. Anil Jain, Michigan State University professor, is developing a fingerprint-based…

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MSU Receives Grant to Boost Yields of Critical West-African Crop

Saturday, August 9, 2014
Dried cowpeas

Cowpeas are a critical, affordable source of protein for countless millions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Yet, pests decimate more than 50 percent of the crop annually. Michigan State University’s…

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Digital Evolution – Charles Ofria

Friday, August 1, 2014

Dr. Ofria’s research group explores Computer Science and Evolutionary Biology to help understand fundamental concepts in each field. His group writes self replicating computer programs and puts them…

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Using Biomechancial Computation to Study Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Friday, August 1, 2014

Seungik Baek, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, studies abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) – a  focal enlargement, which when ruptured, is the leading cause of death among the elderly. According…

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