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Midwesterners See Challenges in ‘Placemaking’

Monday, July 14, 2014

A recent study by Michigan State University finds that “walkability” is among the top factors that influence home purchase decisions, along with safety, short commute times to jobs,…

Simulating New Engine Designs

Monday, July 14, 2014

Farhad Jaberi, professor in MSU’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, studies turbulent flows in engines and in other systems, using a technique called computational fluid dynamics. Computers at MSU’s…

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…

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…

Strider-Like Water Sensor to Detect Water Contaminants

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

To help clean up an oil spill or any other kind of environmental disaster, sometimes humans can learn a thing or two from nature. A team of researchers…

Eran Andrechek

Mouse Models Can Mimic Human Breast Cancer

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Scientists have routinely used mice to replicate aspects of human breast cancer in an effort to find a cure to the most common type of cancer among women….