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Allison Eden, assistant professor of Communication, poses in a computer lab on Thursday June 15, 2017.

Why is Facebook so Hard to Resist?

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Why is social media such a hard habit to break? Because it makes us feel good, said Michigan State University’s Allison Eden, assistant professor in the Department of Communication….

diagram of Earth's core

Puzzling Pockets of Rock Deep in Earth’s Mantle

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Michigan State University and Arizona State University geoscientists have used computer modeling to find an explanation for how pockets of mushy rock have accumulated at the boundary between…

David Douches

Biotechnology Saving Potatoes from ‘Late Blight’

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Dave Douches, professor and director of Michigan State University’s Potato Breeding and Genetics Program grows purple potatoes, tiny potatoes, and potatoes that are disease-resistant. He does all of this…

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Integrated Pest Management Improves Agriculture in Tajikistan

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

In 2005, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through a grant administered by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management at Virginia Tech, sent…

Colourful letters spelling out Autism on a wooden background

MSU’s Fisher Studying Bullying Against Autistic Youth

Monday, July 31, 2017

A Michigan State University education scholar will use a $400,000 federal grant to study friendship and bullying in middle school students with and without autism and intellectual disability….

Niral Shah

MSU Researcher Working to Reduce Teacher Bias in the Classroom

Monday, July 31, 2017

A Michigan State University researcher is developing a web application that will help educators make their teaching practices more unbiased using data from their own classrooms. Niral Shah,…