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Nostalgia-Based Messages Can Help Smokers Quit

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Maria Lapinski, professor of communications, and Syed Ali Hussain, doctoral candidate in health communications, poses on Friday January 20, 2017.

Rather than inciting fear, anti-smoking campaigns should tap into smokers’ memories and tug at their heartstrings, finds a new study by Michigan State University researchers. Advertisers often use…

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MSU and PHYCO2 Shaping the Future of Renewable Energy

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
algae

Michigan State University and California-based PHYCO2 are now using wastewater from breweries to produce algae as part of the ongoing partnership to generate clean energy sources. This production…

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MSU Develops First, Stretchable ‘Smart’ Fabric

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Michigan State University assistant professor of Chuan Wang works in solution-processed semicondicting carbon nanotube networks and is currently fucusing on research including flexible electronics.

Engineering researchers at Michigan State University have developed the first stretchable integrated circuit that is made entirely using an inkjet printer, raising the possibility of inexpensive mass production…

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MSU’s Dye Named a Fellow in National Academy of Inventors

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
James L. Dye

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named James L. Dye, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of chemistry, an NAI Fellow. He was recognized for having “demonstrated a highly prolific…

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New, Faster Bacteria ‘Detector’ Could Save Lives

Friday, February 3, 2017
Brett Etchebarne, assistant professor of osteopathic medical specialties, poses in his lab on Wednesday November 2, 1016.

A Michigan State University researcher has developed a faster way to detect the bacteria that cause patients to become sick, giving physicians a better chance at saving their…

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Michigan’s Research Universities Add $2.15B in R&D to Economy

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The three universities comprising Michigan’s University Research Corridor spent $2.15 billion in research and development (R&D) in fiscal 2015, up 53 percent since formation of the URC in…

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MSU Spartan Engineers Showcase Cars at Detroit Auto Show

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Garrick Brazil (above left), a doctoral student in computer science and engineering, and Mohammed Al-Qizwini (above right), a doctoral student in electrical and computer engineering.

Spartan students are showcasing their projects on an international stage this month with two automobiles at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. MSU, a leader…

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Stock Market Fails to Predict Product Performance

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Auto Industry,welding.

Contrary to what many in the business world believe, investors cannot reliably predict how a new product will perform, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State…

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Flexible Device Captures Energy from Human Motion

Friday, December 9, 2016

The day of charging cellphones with finger swipes and powering Bluetooth headsets simply by walking is now much closer. Michigan State University engineering researchers have created a new…

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MSU Foundation Launches Venture Fund

Thursday, November 17, 2016
campus photo

A new $5 million venture investing subsidiary of the Michigan State University Foundation called Red Cedar Ventures will help MSU-based business startups and technologies overcome early funding gaps,…

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