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Not All Hispanics Are the Same When It Comes to Drinking

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Carlos Rios-Bedoya

Hispanics are often grouped into a single category when it comes to alcohol use. Yet a new Michigan State University study indicates that the risk of alcohol abuse…

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MSU Advances Research on Roads – and What Travels on Them

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

There are nearly 3.95 million miles of public roads in the United States, valued at more than $1.75 trillion. Research at Michigan State University continues to discover better…

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Matthew Pontifex: Exercise and the Connection to Cognition

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015   Matthew Pontifex made news when he showed for the first time that kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can better…

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Studying ‘How Language Grows’

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Spend just a bit of time with MSU Professor of Spanish & Second Language Studies Bill VanPatten, and it comes as no surprise that he calls himself a…

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Studying Brain and Language Connectivity

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Stop by the EEG Lab in B418 Wells Hall on the Michigan State Univeristy campus, most any day, and you’re likely to find Professor Alan Beretta, a grad…

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High-Stakes Testing, Lack of Voice Driving Teachers Out

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Elementary Teacher Reading to Students

Contrary to popular opinion, unruly students are not driving out teachers in droves from America’s urban school districts. Instead, teachers are quitting due to frustration with standardized testing,…

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Exercise Before School May Reduce ADHD Symptoms in Kids

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Children running

Paying attention all day in school as a kid isn’t easy, especially for those who are at a higher risk of ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A…

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Thomas Hamann Invested as Dye Chair in Materials Chemistry

Monday, September 8, 2014

Dr. Thomas Hamann was recently invested as the James L. Dye Endowed Chair of Materials Chemistry. In this video, Dr. Hamann describes an overview of his research interests…

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Shared Gene Takes One Road to Evolution

Monday, September 8, 2014

A new paper, published in Nature Communications, suggests that when it comes to evolving some traits – especially simple ones – there may be a shared gene, one…

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