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Climate Change Studied in a Digital Environment

Friday, June 30, 2017

Emily Dolson is a doctoral student earning dual degrees in computer science and in ecology, evolutionary biology, and behavior at Michigan State University. She is also part of the BEACON Center for…

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Bacteria from 55-Yr.-Old Coal Fire Studied

Friday, June 30, 2017
Taylor Dunivin

Taylor Dunivin, a doctoral student in the  Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, studies bacteria living in the surface soils of Centralia, Penn., the site of an underground coal…

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Enhancing Motor Learning through Virtual Reality, Robotics

Friday, June 16, 2017

Although the terms motor skill and coordination bring to mind feats of elite athletes or musicians, there is a tremendous deal of skill and coordination required even to…

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Designing Drugs at the Atomic Scale with Computer Simulation

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

At the atomic level, the molecules in our bodies are in constant motion, and are undergoing constant change. The motions are incredibly rich; they range from the isomerization…

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Using Ultrafast Lasers to Catch Cancer

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Marcos Dantus uses ultrafast lasers to study microscopic chemical and biological interactions that are impossible to observe with any other tool. Ultrafast lasers have pulse durations that are…

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MSU to be NSF Site for Undergrad Research in Computational Science

Thursday, August 4, 2016
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Michigan State University has been selected as a site for a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. The $360,000 grant runs for three years, beginning…

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MSU to Share in $5M ‘Big Data’ Grant

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Michigan State University is teaming up with the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Indiana University and Van Andel Research Institute to implement a high-speed infrastructure that will…

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Simulations of Galaxy Formations and Evolution – Brian O’Shea

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Theoretical astrophysics professor Brian O’Shea, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University, is interested in the formation of cosmological structure…

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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…

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Simulating New Engine Designs

Monday, July 14, 2014

Farhad Jaberi, professor in MSU’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, studies turbulent flows in engines and in other systems, using a technique called computational fluid dynamics. Computers at MSU’s…

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