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MSU’s Jain Creates ‘Spoof’ Finger to Test Security

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Do you know how safe it is to use your finger as a security login? And have you wondered how your cell phone knows if your finger is…

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MSU to Improve Search-and-Rescue with Robots, Humans

Monday, September 11, 2017
robot

Equipped with a $750,000 grant, MSU researchers hope to save more lives with more efficient underwater search-and-rescue missions through the joint efforts of humans and robots. The National…

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MSU Among Eight Universities in New Autonomous Vehicle Competition

Friday, September 8, 2017
AutoDrive Challenge teams will use a Chevrolet Bolt EV as the platform for their autonomous vehicles.

Michigan State University is among eight North American universities selected for the upcoming AutoDrive Challenge – a new autonomous vehicle design competition to develop and demonstrate a fully…

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Shockwaves Amplify White Dwarf Star Explosions

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
nova

In a typical year, there are around 50 novae, nuclear explosions on the surface of white dwarf stars, in our galaxy. Some of these explosions are so bright…

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MSU Nuclear Physicist Earns DOE Early Career Award

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Heiko Hergert

An MSU researcher has received a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Research Program award. Heiko Hergert, an MSU assistant professor of physics with a…

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Composite Materials Expert Joins MSU

Thursday, August 31, 2017
John Dorgan

John Dorgan, an expert in polymeric materials and composites, will be joining the Michigan State University College of Engineering as part of the MSU Global Impact Initiative. He…

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High-Energy Physics Theorist Joins MSU

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Andreas von Manteuffel

Andreas von Manteuffel, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, joined MSU in 2016 as a high-energy physics (HEP) theorist, specializing in theoretical particle physics and…

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Mass Spec/Proteomics Researcher Joins MSU

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Liangliang Sun

Liangliang Sun recently joined MSU as an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry. The focus of his research is on the development of highly sensitive, high throughput…

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MSU Bioeconomy Institute Making Progress in Storing Renewable Energy

Monday, August 28, 2017

Finding more efficient ways to harness and store renewable energy is the goal of the Michigan State University Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, Michigan. Spartan researchers are creating a…

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28 High School Students Complete Summer Research in Midland

Friday, August 18, 2017
Researcher in lab with two students working on project

28 high school interns from seven Midland, Michigan, area schools presented their research findings to an audience of their peers, families, and local supporters and scientists, at receptions…

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