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‘Mr. Right Now’ Better than Waiting for ‘Mr. Right’

Saturday, February 14, 2015
A couple stroll through Beal Garden during an autumn rain.

Evolutionary researchers have determined that settling for “Mr. Okay” is a better evolutionary strategy than waiting for “Mr. Perfect.” When studying the evolution of risk aversion Michigan State…

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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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Cholesterol ‘Crystals’ Damage Arteries

Monday, February 9, 2015

Thanks to the work of George S. Abela, MD, MSc, MBA, professor at Michigan State University, and his colleagues, there are new advances in the war against heart…

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Molecular and Cellular MRI at MSU

Friday, February 6, 2015

Erik Shapiro, associate professor, Department of Radiology, presents current projects related to nanomaterials, regenerative medicine and biomedical imaging being conducted in his lab to the Michigan State University…

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Construction of Biomedical Research Facility Approved

Friday, February 6, 2015
Rendering of Biomedical Research Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees authorized the administration to expand the university’s research capabilities in Grand Rapids by constructing a biomedical research facility on the site…

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Studying the ‘Soundscapes’ of Religion

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Stained Glass Windows at MSU Alumni Memorial Chapel

The Midwest is becoming more religiously diverse, and with that comes new sounds that can shape communities, says a Michigan State University researcher who will use a grant…

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First-Ever View of TSPO Protein Structure

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Human image with TSPO protein

When new medicines are invented, the drug may hit the intended target and nullify the symptoms, but nailing a bull’s eye – one that produces zero side effects…

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MSU Partners with UN to Defend Inland Fisheries

Monday, January 26, 2015
Fish

A memorandum of understanding between Michigan State University and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations calls for close cooperation in elevating the profile of inland…

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Simulations of Galaxy Formations and Evolution – Brian O’Shea

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Theoretical astrophysics professor Brian O’Shea, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University, is interested in the formation of cosmological structure…

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