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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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Poor Health Literacy a Public Health Issue

Thursday, October 13, 2016

America’s poor record on health literacy is a public health issue, but one that can be fixed – not by logging onto the internet but by increased interaction…

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Michigan Universities Studying Flint Water Filters

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Flint, Michigan

Researchers from Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University are conducting studies to determine the best ways to manage the type of point-of-use water…

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College Job Market to Continue Torrid Pace

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Phil Gardner

The hiring of college graduates at all degree levels should be very strong in 2016-17, according to Michigan State University’s Recruiting Trends, the largest annual survey of employers…

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MSU Survey Says Starting Salaries Strong for College Grads

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
cover of recruiting trends report

College graduates landing new jobs this year should see some of the best starting salaries in a decade, predicts a Michigan State University survey of more than 4,300…

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Spartans Map the Future for Self-Driving Vehicles

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Hyder Radha, professor of Electrical And Computer Engineering, poses next an autonomous car at the Composite Vechile Research Center on Monday September 19, 2016.

When it comes to the development of autonomous, or self-driving, vehicles, there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. It takes a warehouse full of technology…

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How Incivility Spreads in the Workplace

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Russell Johnson

Condescending comments, put-downs and sarcasm have become commonplace in the politically charged workplace, and a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar shows how this…

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Need for Public Safety Consolidation Depends on the Community

Friday, July 29, 2016
Jeremy Wilson

In the first comprehensive work of its kind, a Michigan State University criminologist has completed a study on the implementation and outcomes of public safety consolidation – the…

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MSU Engineers ‘Grow’ Industrial Diamonds

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A Michigan State University campus laboratory has been transformed into a high-tech diamond mine of sorts as Spartan engineers “grow” the precious gems layer by layer. Forget about…

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Does Social Status Affect Generosity?

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Nicholas Hays and Steve Blader

High-ranking people don’t always turn out to be selfish jerks. It all depends on whether they feel worthy of their prominent social position, new research indicates. A series…

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