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Eliminating ‘Range Anxiety’ Through Better Batteries

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Like people who drive gas-powered cars, those who drive electric vehicles are always on the lookout for where they can get their next “fill up.” Or, in their…

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MSU Research History: Advances in Biometric Systems

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

2008 – Anil Jain, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering, creates an automatic image retrieval system that enables law enforcement agencies to match scars, marks…

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MSU Research History: Neck Brace to Save Race Car Drivers

Tuesday, January 27, 1987
neck brace

1987 – Professor of materials science and mechanics Robert Hubbard patents a safety device known as the Head and Neck Support device, or HANS, which he developed with race car…

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MSU Research History: Campus Fire Spawns Structural Engineering Program

Sunday, March 5, 1916
1916 engineering building fire

1916 – On Sunday, March 5, 1916, a fire quickly spread through the empty engineering building at the Michigan Agricultural College, now MSU, after reportedly beginning in the southeast…

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