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African Americans Focus of New ‘Bias Busters’ Guide

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
book cover for "100 Questions and Answers about African Americans”

While protests over racial inequity continue on city streets and college campuses, a Michigan State University journalism class has developed a new guide that is written to help…

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Flint, Mich., Farmer’s Market Offers Fresher Food to Underserved

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Rick Sadler, College of Human Medicine

Access to clean water hasn’t been the only health issue facing Flint. Since 2008, Michigan State University public health expert, Rick Sadler, has been mapping out areas of…

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Cyber Thieves Making Millions in Profits

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Thomas Holt

Cyber thieves who steal credit and debit card numbers are making millions of dollars in profits, fueling a global criminal enterprise marked by the high-profile data breaches of…

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Survey Shows Scientists Value Honesty, Curiosity

Monday, February 15, 2016
Robert Pennock

Michigan State University presented a first-of-its-kind study on the virtues and values of scientists at the 2016 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C….

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Americans’ Support for Science Remains Strong

Monday, February 15, 2016
John Besley

A large majority of Americans have favorable views of science and scientists, believing that the benefits from science outweigh any negatives and agree that science and technology will…

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MSU Study Shows Inland Fisheries Now Provide 40% of World’s Fish

Friday, February 12, 2016
source of fish graphic

The world’s lakes, rivers, streams, canals, reservoirs and other land-locked waters are a global food security powerhouse, according to a study by a group of Michigan State University researchers and alumni. Their results,…

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Managers’ Ethical Conduct May Backlash on Workers

Friday, February 12, 2016
Russell Johnson

Is your boss ethical? Does he or she do what’s right, as opposed to what’s profitable? If so, they may turn downright abusive the next day. New research…

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MSU President Reflects on Global Impact Initiative

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

There is no better advocate for the Global Impact Initiative than Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon. With the backing of the MSU Board of Trustee’s…

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Taking on the World’s Biggest Challenges

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

News 6 in Lansing, Michigan, recently highlighted the Global Impact Initiative as part of a series on “Celebrating Spartans.” The video features Stephen Hsu, VP for Research and…

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Sleep Deprivation Linked to False Confessions

Monday, February 8, 2016
Kimberly Fenn

Sleep-deprived people are much more likely to sign false confessions than rested individuals, according to a groundbreaking study that has important implications for police interrogation practices. The odds…

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