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Fingerprints Remain Accurate Over Time

Monday, June 29, 2015

Fingerprints have been used by law enforcement and forensics experts to successfully identify people for more than 100 years. Though fingerprints are assumed to be infallible personal identifiers,…

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Social Networking Can Aid Complex Learning

Monday, June 29, 2015
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Social-networking sites such as Facebook can help students learn scientific literacy and other complex subjects that often receive short shrift in today’s time-strapped classrooms. In a first-of-its-kind study,…

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Making a Better Semiconductor

Friday, June 26, 2015
photo-induced-phase-transition

Research led by Michigan State University could someday lead to the development of new and improved semiconductors. In a paper published in the journal Science Advances, the scientists…

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Justice System Chips Away at Women’s Rights

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Arrests of women increased dramatically in the past two decades, while domestic abuse laws meant to protect female victims have put many behind bars for defending themselves, a…

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The Future of Solar Energy is Clear

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Richard Lunt, assistant professor of Chemical Engineering and Material Science, has developed transparent solar concentrators that can be installed on nearly any transparent surface to discretely harvest solar energy, without…

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Era of Discovery Begins with Groundbreaking of New MSU Research Center

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Rendering MSU Research Center Grand Rapids

A new era of medical discovery began this morning, as ground was broken for the Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center. The $88.1 million, six-story, 162,800-square-foot facility…

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Rose Water Fellowship Awardee Named

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Water washing up on shore over rocks

The Rose Water Fellowship has been awarded to Kateri Salk, Michigan State University doctoral student for the 2015 spring semester. The award, endowed by Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin…

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Structural Bioengineering of Photosynthesis

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Cheryl A. Kerfeld is the Hannah Distinguished Professor of Structural Bioengineering in the DOE Plant Research Laboratory and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Michigan State…

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MSU Osteopathic Med Student Selected for NIH Scholar Program

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Stethoscope on table

College of Osteopathic Medicine student Matthew Watson was selected to be a member of the National Institutes of Health Medical Research Scholars Program. Watson, a fourth year osteopathic…

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Microbes Could be Key for Better Yields, Stronger Plants

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Microbes

How can agriculture evolve to meet the demands of an increasing global population without compromising the integrity of the environment? Microbes just might be the answer. Michigan State…

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