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Changing How Chemistry is Taught, From the Inside Out

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Melanie Cooper is a DBER pioneer. DBER (pronounced “dee-ber”) refers to Disciplined-Based Education Research, commonly defined by the National Academies of Science and the National Research Council as a collection…

Sowing a More Sustainable Future

Thursday, May 9, 2013

One of the keys to better nutrition and health for the people of Rwanda fits in the palm of a hand: legumes. But despite their nutritional punch, legumes—including…

Advanced Drug Trial Launched in Africa

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Determined to bring relief to seizure victims, a Michigan State University research team has initiated a clinical drug trial that could help prevent a quarter-million African children from…

New MSU Water-Saving Technology Nearly Doubles Harvests

Thursday, January 17, 2013

During the summer of 2012’s drought in Michigan – the worst in the last half-century – Michigan State University researchers nearly doubled corn production on state test farms…

Gwen Wyatt with Reflexology Chart

Reflexology Shows Promise for Treating Breast Cancer Symptoms

Monday, November 12, 2012

A study led by a Michigan State University researcher offers the strongest evidence yet that reflexology – a type of specialized foot massage practiced since the age of…

MSU Researchers Explore Future of Quantum Computing

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Just when “classical computing” – that’s the technology you are using to view this article right now – seems to be reaching the limits of what can be…