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Magnetic Resonance and Physiology

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Robert Wiseman

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Solving Knotty Problems

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Professor Matt Hedden

Matthew Hedden, assistant professor of mathematics at MSU, has a passion for knots. While most of us see a knotty problem as . . . well, a problem…

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Workplace Negativity Can Hurt Productivity

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Employees who point out problems in the office may help the company improve, but could be hurting themselves in the process. Such negative-minded workers are more likely to…

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Worldwide, the Nitrogen Cycle is Off

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Combine plowing soybean field

When exposed to nitrogen fertilizer over a period of years, nitrogen-fixing bacteria called rhizobia evolve to become less beneficial to legumes – the plants they normally serve. These…

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The Faciloscope’s Goal: Everything in Moderation

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Have you ever participated in a vibrant online discussion, only to see it hijacked by a user or users bent on going off issue, venting, and/or name-calling? Well,…

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Tracking Invasives? There’s an App for That

Friday, February 20, 2015
Professor Amos Ziegler with his cell phone and app for tracking invasive species

Invasive species will have a tougher time sneaking around undetected, thanks to an app developed by Michigan State University. Midwestern residents can now snap photos with their smart…

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Two MSU Undergrads to Display Research at D.C. Event

Sunday, February 15, 2015
U.S. Captial Building at night

Two Michigan State University students are two of only 60 students, out of more than 500 considered, selected to present their research work at the 19th annual “Posters…

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‘Mr. Right Now’ Better than Waiting for ‘Mr. Right’

Saturday, February 14, 2015
A couple stroll through Beal Garden during an autumn rain.

Evolutionary researchers have determined that settling for “Mr. Okay” is a better evolutionary strategy than waiting for “Mr. Perfect.” When studying the evolution of risk aversion Michigan State…

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Poor Decision-Making Can Lead to Cybersecurity Breaches

Saturday, February 14, 2015
computers and wires

Recent high-profile security breaches, such as those at Target, Anthem Inc. and Sony Pictures, have attracted scrutiny to how the seemingly minor decisions of individuals can have major…

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HPCC Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The High Performance Computing Center (HPCC), within the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research (iCER), is celebrating its 10th anniversary. In 2005, the HPCC was formed via a grassroots effort…

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