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Finding Antineutrino Oscillation

Monday, June 11, 2018

For more than three years, scientists on the NOvA collaboration have been observing particles called neutrinos as they oscillate from one type to another over a distance of…

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Matthew Hirn Awarded Prestigious DARPA Director’s Fellowship

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Matthew Hirn, MSU assistant professor in the mathematics and computational mathematics, science and engineering departments, was awarded the Director’s Fellowship from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. In 2016, Hirn won the DARPA…

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MSU Researcher Explores the Limits of the Periodic Table

Thursday, June 7, 2018

As the 150th anniversary of the formulation of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements looms, a Michigan State University professor probes the table’s limits in a recent Nature…

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MSU Graduate Students Receive New Travel Award

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Pengfei Cao and Alyssa Preiser have been awarded the inaugural Keegstra and Thomashow Travel Award. Both graduate students were each awarded $1200 to present their research at upcoming…

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About 30 Percent of New Heroin Users Become Dependent in the First Year

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

It’s estimated that 300 to 520 people start using heroin each day in the United States. A new Michigan State University study now shows that about one-third of…

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MSU Chemistry Doctoral Student Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

J. Emiliano Deustua, a fourth-year MSU Ph.D. chemistry student working with University Distinguished Professor Piotr Piecuch, has been awarded a prestigious Phase-I MolSSI Software Fellowship from the Molecular…