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What Makes Females ‘Choosy’ and Males ‘Sexy’?

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Interview with Emily Weigel, a graduate student pursuing joint PhDs in Integrative Biology and Ecology, Evolution, and Behavioral Biology at Michigan State University What makes females ‘choosy’ and…

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Studying ‘How Language Grows’

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Spend just a bit of time with MSU Professor of Spanish & Second Language Studies Bill VanPatten, and it comes as no surprise that he calls himself a…

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Studying Brain and Language Connectivity

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Stop by the EEG Lab in B418 Wells Hall on the Michigan State Univeristy campus, most any day, and you’re likely to find Professor Alan Beretta, a grad…

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Thomas Hamann Invested as Dye Chair in Materials Chemistry

Monday, September 8, 2014

Dr. Thomas Hamann was recently invested as the James L. Dye Endowed Chair of Materials Chemistry. In this video, Dr. Hamann describes an overview of his research interests…

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Digital Evolution – Charles Ofria

Friday, August 1, 2014

Dr. Ofria’s research group explores Computer Science and Evolutionary Biology to help understand fundamental concepts in each field. His group writes self replicating computer programs and puts them…

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Studying Super-Nova Explosions of Massive Stars

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Over the last two decades, MSU University Distinguished Professor Wolfgang Bauer has made several contributions to the kinetic theory-based description of subatomic reactions and has advanced scientific understanding of…

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Engineering Approach Offers Hope for Windpipe Swelling

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Professor Thomas Pence and Visiting Researcher Kun Gou in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University are using complex mathematical models to study how the human trachea…

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Connecting Chemistry, Mechanics for Better Batteries

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

At the Materials Simulation for Clean Energy (MSCE) Lab, Yue Qi and her group develop multi-scale simulation methods to design materials, atom by atom. Qi, associate professor of…

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On the Genetic Architecture of Intelligence and other Quantitative Traits – Stephen Hsu

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Dr. Hsu’s talk at the University of Chicago Conference on Genetics and Behavior Presentation Slides

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Finding a Genetic Solution for Chicken Disease

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

To meet the growing demands of consumers, new poultry breeding programs have greatly increased production of chicken, which is now the most popular meat consumed in the U.S. However, with high-density…

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