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Email Distractions Reduce Leadership Effectiveness

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Russell Johnson

Research from Michigan State University shows that keeping up with email traffic places high demands on managers, which prevents them from achieving their goals and from being good…

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Improving Understanding of Hydrogen Bonding for Thermodynamic Modeling

Monday, September 10, 2018
Aseel

Aseel Bala is a chemical engineering Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, conducting research with Dr. Carl Lira  on the thermodynamic phase behavior of systems with hydrogen bonding….

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NSF Grant to Fund US-China Collaboration on Algorithms and Software

Friday, September 7, 2018
China Flag

MSU’s Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research, in collaboration with MSU’s College of Engineering, has been awarded a three-year $269,547 National Science Foundation International Research Experience for Students grant to…

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University Research Corridor Adds $18.7 Billion to State Economy

Thursday, September 6, 2018
URC report

Michigan’s University Research Corridor contributed $18.7 billion to the state economy in 2017, according to the group’s latest economic impact report. Up from $16.5 billion in 2015, the…

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New Biofuel Production System Powered by a Community of Algae and Fungi

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

MSU scientists have a new proof of concept for a biofuel production platform that uses two species of marine algae and soil fungi. It lowers cultivation and harvesting…

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History Book Asks High Schoolers: Right or Wrong?

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Anne Lise Halvorsen

What if history lessons didn’t stop with facts? What if students were asked to judge whether the decisions of others at momentous times in the past were right…

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The ‘Invisible Hand’ Doesn’t Control Markets

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Stock Market

Traditionally, many economists presume markets are influenced by the “invisible hand” theory. New research from Michigan State University found a disruptor has turned this long-held concept – perpetuated…

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MSU Scientists Closer to Solving Arthritic Condition in Teens

Friday, August 24, 2018
Andrea Amalfitano

A new Michigan State University study has found that a malfunctioning gene associated with a common arthritic disease that often starts in teenagers is now directly linked to…

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New Study Explores the Role Cannabis Plays in Treating Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Norbert Kaminski

Michigan State University researcher Norbert Kaminski has begun a yearlong, preclinical study exploring cannabis compounds and their ability to slow the progress of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other diseases…

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DUNE Collaboration Completes Interim Design Report for Gigantic Particle Detectors

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
LBNF-DUNE Graphic showing mi and km

The more than 1,000 scientists and engineers from 32 countries working on the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, or DUNE, hosted by the Department of Energy’s Fermilab, achieved…

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