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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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Documentary “Determined 2 Make It” Selected for INAFF

Friday, October 14, 2016

Javier Pescador, professor of history at Michigan State University, has produced a film, “Determined 2 Make It” (2016), that was selected by the International North American Film Festival….

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‘From Flint’ Wins Student Academy Award, First-Time Honor for MSU

Friday, September 30, 2016

Many young people grow up dreaming of winning an Oscar someday. For five student filmmakers from Michigan State University, that dream just got a lot closer to becoming…

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Children’s Fingerprints Could Track Medical Histories, Save Lives

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Every day 353,000 children are born around the world, a majority of them in developing countries where there is a lack of proper record keeping, resulting in a…

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MSU Project Helps Schools Find Most Effective Programs

Monday, September 19, 2016

One-third of Michigan’s public school administrators have nowhere to go for information about programs to help students deal with bullying, manage their emotions or build healthy relationships. That’s…

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Researcher Finds Pandas Relate to Habitat in Complex Ways

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Vanessa Hull, a research associate at Michigan State University’s Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability spent two years working in the relatively uncharted waters of tracking wild pandas…

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Mobile Sensing Technology to Help College Counselors

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Michigan State University will use a National Science Foundation grant of $1 million to develop a smart, mobile sensing system, known as iSee, for enhancing college counseling services….

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Youth at Risk: A Collaborative Approach to Water Science

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Researchers Sara Fingal and Rebecca Lahr discuss their collaborative project to study the role youth play in environmental crisis and how youth can be empowered as change agents…

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Using Ultrafast Lasers to Catch Cancer

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Marcos Dantus uses ultrafast lasers to study microscopic chemical and biological interactions that are impossible to observe with any other tool. Ultrafast lasers have pulse durations that are…

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Exploring the Potential Behind Plants’ Defenses

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Michigan State University researcher Brad Day is working to create tools and technologies that will feed the world’s growing population by unlocking the secrets of plants to learn…

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