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Yimu Zhao, a doctoral student in chemical engineering and materials science, and Richard Lunt, assistant professor of chemical engineering and materials science, run a test in Lunt’s lab. Lunt and his team have developed a new material that can be placed over windows and create solar energy.

Team Science is Better Science

Monday, May 18, 2015

A Michigan State University researcher helped write a groundbreaking new report from the National Research Council that concludes scientific research is increasingly dominated by teams – a promising…

DeYoung Pioneers Computational Neutrino Models

Friday, May 15, 2015

Associate Professor Tyce DeYoung, Department of Physics and Astronomy, conducts research in particle astrophysics – the observation of high energy particles from space, with the twin goals of…

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Seven in Ten Take Early Pension Payout

Thursday, May 14, 2015

As governments and corporations around the world face pension shortfalls, a groundbreaking study in Croatia by a team of U.S. researchers explores the likelihood and circumstances under which…

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MSU Statisticians Identify Florida Cancer Cluster

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Higher-than-expected rates of pediatric cancers have been identified in the Miami metro area and an area west of the Everglades in a series of five statistical analyses conducted…

Tortoise Approach Works Best – Even for Evolution

Monday, May 11, 2015

When it comes to winning evolutionary fitness races, the tortoise once again prevails over the hare. In the current issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,…

MSU’s Cloud Discusses Work: ‘Sky Impressions’

Monday, May 11, 2015

Laura Cloud, professor of studio art, was always called the artist of her family. Although she did not initially study visual arts in college, she said she found…