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Can Telehealth Fill Gap in Autism Services?

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Parents struggling to find and afford therapy for their child with autism may eventually be able to provide that therapy themselves with the help of telehealth training. Findings…

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NSF Grant Will Help Decipher Cells’ Electric Properties

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Electric Eel

A Michigan State University researcher will use a National Science Foundation grant to decipher the secrets of electric organs in fish and apply the insights to human electrically…

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Diabetes Detected by a …Dentist?

Monday, May 23, 2016
Close up of a dental calculus removing

A Michigan State University diabetes expert and a local dentist have teamed up to create a screening tool that dental offices can offer patients to determine their risk…

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MSU Researcher Working to Improve Electrical Communication with Brain

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Erin Purcell

A researcher in the Michigan State University College of Engineering will use a $413,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore why devices implanted in…

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Social Media Poses Threat to People with Intellectual Disabilities

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Marisa Fisher

People with intellectual disabilities are more susceptible to exploitation and abuse, and the rise of the Internet only increases their vulnerability. A first-of-its-kind study co-authored by a Michigan…

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Some Foreign Language Teachers May Lack Confidence

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Peter De Costa, assistant professor of linguistics, german ,slavic,asian, african languages, and Lorena Valmori, phd student in second language studies, pose in Wells Hall on Wednesday March 16, 2016.

Foreign language teachers play a pivotal role in creating global citizens, but some teachers lack confidence in their ability to speak in their nonnative tongue, which could undermine…

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Wearable Technology Could Help Detect Health Risks, Depression

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Mi Zang

It may be small, so small it’s hardly noticeable, but it could someday save lives. “It” is wearable technology that can monitor a person’s eating, drinking, coughing and…

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MSU on National Health Team Helping Flint, Mich.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Debra Furr-Holden

The city of Flint has been selected by Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to take part in a new Invest Health initiative and Michigan State…

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New Packaging Prolongs Veggie Freshness

Monday, May 16, 2016
onions

New advances in packaging at Michigan State University can help produce stay fresh longer. Eva Almenar, associate professor in MSU’s School of Packaging, focused on onions, one of the…

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MSU Researchers, Local Police Studying Elder Abuse

Monday, May 16, 2016
Christopher Maxwell and Carolyn Pickering

Michigan State University professors and the Lansing Police Department are working together on a research project that addresses elder abuse and neglect in the area. Led by Carolyn…

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