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New Data-Sharing Tools Advance Farming Research Globally

Friday, March 10, 2017

PhotosynQ – a handheld device with sensors and an online data-sharing and analysis platform – has enabled a team of Michigan State University researchers to create the plant-science…

Studying Structures to Ensure Fire Safety

Friday, March 10, 2017

Venkatesh Kodur, professor and chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, serves as director of the Center on Structural Fire Safety and Diagnostics at the Michigan State University…

Report to Help School Administrators Find Best Programs to Adopt

Thursday, March 9, 2017

It’s no secret the state of education in America is the subject of intense scrutiny. Partisan and non-partisan groups alike are at the ready to weigh in on…

concussion headband sensor

New Concussion Sensor Now Available to Athletes

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Two Michigan State University chemists are bringing their impact sensors to market. The effective, yet inexpensive, headband sensors can be worn by athletes in a variety of sports…

Hongbing Wang

MSU Researchers Find Target for Reducing Autism Symptoms

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of autism. Even though the single gene that’s responsible for it was discovered in 1991, and the disease is detected…

Barbara O'Brien

African-Americans More Likely to be Wrongfully Convicted

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

African-American prisoners who were convicted of murder are about 50 percent more likely to be innocent than other convicted murderers and spend longer in prison before exoneration, according…