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Using Big Data to Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

The Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering’s collaborative environment brings together biologists, engineers, astronomers and mathematicians as well as undergrads and grad students. These researchers create models…

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Research Reveals U.S. Firearm Deaths Rose Sharply in Recent Years

Monday, October 14, 2019

The rate at which Americans died from firearm injuries increased sharply starting in 2015, according to new research from Michigan State University, University of Michigan and University of…

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Justice Heals Selected For National Leadership Program

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Three members of the Michigan State University community — Tana Fedewa, director of the MSU Center for Survivors; Marie Hopfensperger from the College of Veterinary Medicine; and Megan…


FRIB Hosts Dr. Charles Limb for Talk on ‘Musical Creativity and the Brain’

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at MSU is hosting Dr. Charles Limb for a special talk titled “Musical creativity and the brain” as part of its…


Identifying a Cyanobacterial Gene Family that Helps Control Photosynthesis

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

A new Michigan State University study has identified a family of genes in cyanobacteria that help control carbon dioxide fixation. The discovery furthers our basic knowledge of photosynthesis….

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Bazin Named 2019 American Physical Society Fellow

Monday, October 7, 2019

Daniel Bazin, a senior physicist at Michigan State University’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), has been elected as a 2019 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). APS…

First Report Issued on Michigan Partnership Model of School Reform

Monday, October 7, 2019

The first independent report on Michigan’s Partnership Model for school reform finds “modest but potentially positive results” after one year of implementation. The report, from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation…