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Combining Forensic Art and Technology to Catch Criminals

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hand-drawn forensic sketches based on witness descriptions are a traditional yet time-consuming method used to catch criminals. But in some cases, authorities don’t have the luxury of time….

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New Bird Species Confirmed 15 Years After First Sighting

Monday, November 24, 2014

An international team of scientists has confirmed the discovery of a new bird species more than 15 years after the elusive animal was first seen on the Indonesian…

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Spartan Conversations: Michael Rush

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Michael Rush is the founding director of the Broad Art Museum located on the campus of Michigan State University. A beacon for contemporary art, the museum recently celebrated…

Studying Complexity with Regional Climate Modeling

Friday, November 7, 2014

As a Peace Corps volunteer some 20 years ago, Nathan Moore frequently used discovery-learning techniques – pattern detection, simulations and other methods of integrated problem solving – to help…

MSU’s Biogas Research Pays Off for Michigan

Monday, November 3, 2014

Less than one year after Michigan State University added a commercial-sized anaerobic digester to its campus sustainability arsenal, the magic of bioengineering has transformed thousands of tons of…