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Spreading the Seeds of Big Data

Thursday, March 19, 2015
MSU Corn field at sunset

Michigan State University is spreading the seeds of big data to improve agricultural practices around the United States. Through a $4.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of…

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Grad Student Conversations: Q & A with Randy Olson, Data ‘Genius’

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Randy Olson teaching at MIT

Randy Olson is a doctoral candidate and a dual major in Computer Science and Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology and Behavior at MSU’s College of Natural Science. He has…

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Pattern Recognition Advances through High Performance Computing

Monday, March 16, 2015

Over the past 40 years, University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain has been working on design and applications of pattern recognition systems. Currently, Jain and his students are devoting their…

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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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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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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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Recent Advances in CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Engineering Technologies

Monday, February 9, 2015

Patrick D. Hsu – http://scholar.harvard.edu/patrickhsu

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CRISPR Targeting for Germline Transmission in Drosophila

Monday, February 9, 2015

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Electric Fish Lab Uses Big Data to Study Evolution

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Jason Gallant, assistant professor, Department of Zoology at Michigan State University, studies the genomic basis of phenotypic evolution and diversification, particularly in animal phenotypes that are related to communication…

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