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Nakasone Uses Technology, Teenagers to Reach Farmers

Monday, June 13, 2016
Eduardo Nakasone

In rural areas of developing countries, information can move slowly. For farmers in those countries, this speed has consequences for their business decisions. “Fifteen years ago, farmers had…

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Communication Professors Named ICA Fellows

Monday, June 13, 2016
William Donohue and Frank Boster

William Donohue (left) and Frank Boster (right), professors in the Communication Department, join a large group of ComArtSci faculty who have been acknowledged by the International Communication Association (ICA). Both…

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MSU’s Downes Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Friday, June 10, 2016
Frances Pouch Downes

Frances Pouch Downes, Michigan State University professor in the Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics (BLD) Program and the College of Human Medicine Public Health Division, was the recipient of the…

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Galactic ‘Rain’ in Black Holes Regulates Star Formation

Thursday, June 9, 2016
An artist's rendering of cool gas clouds raining into a black hole located within a galaxy cluster known as Abell 2597. In a paper published in the journal Nature, astronomers detail this phenomenon, the first time researchers have detected the clouds plunging toward a black hole. Image credit: NRAO / AUI / NSF / Dana Berry / SkyWorks / ALMA / ESO / NAOJ.

For the first time ever, astronomers are watching a black hole, located in the center of a galaxy cluster 1 billion light years from Earth, prepare to feast…

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The Texas Butterfly Effect

Thursday, June 9, 2016
butterfly

How can scientists better understand summer monarch butterfly populations in the Midwest? Check spring weather in Texas. This information is just one of many insights that researchers from…

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MSU to Locate Food Research Center in Detroit

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Detroit buildings

A new facility in Detroit will become Michigan State University’s first center for studying and developing urban food systems. Drawing on experience from MSU’s 13 rural AgBioResearch field…

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Energy-Saving Devices Work – If You Use Them Correctly

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
design for a "smart house"

A well-insulated home with a high-efficiency air conditioner and programmable thermostat are only as effective as the person using it. A new study led by Michigan State University…

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‘Saving Draggy’ Game Helps Kids Learn Financial Concepts

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Saving Draggy

The Games for Entertainment and Learning (GEL) Lab at MSU, part of the Media and Information (M&I) department in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences (ComArtSci), recently…

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Cotten Named Gerontology Fellow, Given Sociology Career Achievement Award

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Shelia Cotten

Shelia Cotten, a professor in the Department of Media and Information, has received a lot of good news lately surrounding her research in Gerontology. Cotten was awarded Fellow…

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Healthy Brains Provide Insights into Schizophrenia

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
human brain

The brains of healthy relatives of people with schizophrenia may hold a clue to better understand – and ultimately treat – the devastating illness, finds new research led…

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