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MI Infrastructure Needs Additional $4B/Yr., Says Commission

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Janice Beecher, Professor and Director, MSU Institute for Public Utilities

Michigan needs an additional $4 billion a year to fix and update its infrastructure, including crumbling roads and bridges and aging water and sewer systems, according to a…

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Piecuch Named Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Piotr Piecuch

Piotr Piecuch, University Distinguished Professor of chemistry and adjunct professor of physics and astronomy in MSU’s College of Natural Science, has been named a Fellow of the Royal…

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NSF Awards $122.5 Mil. for Operation of Cyclotron

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Test photos of the MSU NSCL for the Winter 2009 MSUToday magazine.

A cooperative agreement between Michigan State University and the National Science Foundation will result in up to $122.5 million in continued funding over five years for the National…

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New MSU Technology Monitors Indoor Air Quality

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
AirSense

Air in the home can be heavily polluted just by daily household activities. Unfortunately, since many indoor air pollutants are colorless and odorless, people often fail to detect…

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Physics and Dance: Innovative Ways to Reach Students

Monday, November 7, 2016

A group of MSU researchers and outreach specialists have embarked on a special project to educate K-12 students in Michigan about the science behind the new Facility for…

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Technological Innovations for Biomedicine

Monday, October 31, 2016

Christina Chan discusses the latest innovations in technology to enhance medical diagnosis and treatment. Presentation to the MSU Board of Trustees October 28, 2016.

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‘Bubble’ Nucleus Discovered at MSU

Friday, October 28, 2016
National Super Conducting Laboratory

Research conducted at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State University has shed new light on the structure of the nucleus, that tiny congregation of protons…

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MSU’s 3-D ‘Hand’ Tests Fingerprint Scanners

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Creating a 3-D replica of someone’s hand complete with all five fingerprints and breaking into a secure vault sounds like a plot from a James Bond movie. But…

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MSU Physics and Astronomy Profs Named Fellows in APS

Monday, October 17, 2016
Megan Donahue and Brian O'Shea

Michigan State University College of Natural Science (NatSci) physics and astronomy professor Megan Donahue and associate professor Brian O’Shea have been elected as 2016 fellows of the American…

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MSU’s Online Tool Helps Citizen Scientists Solve Community Problems

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
people working around a river

With proper training and recently launched online software and web-portal, citizen scientists can follow scientific-based practices to improve environmental decision-making and even secure funding to help solve environmental…

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