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Evolutionary Lessons from an Ancient Fish

Friday, August 31, 2018

Evolution and gars – freshwater fish with toothy snouts – are so intricately intertwined that one Michigan State University researcher created a vanity license plate, highlighting his dedication…

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Stoddart Recommended for New Associate Provost Position

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Judith Stoddard

Judith Stoddart has been recommended for appointment as the associate provost for university collections and arts initiatives, effective immediately. She will continue in her role as senior associate…

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History Book Asks High Schoolers: Right or Wrong?

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Anne Lise Halvorsen

What if history lessons didn’t stop with facts? What if students were asked to judge whether the decisions of others at momentous times in the past were right…

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The ‘Invisible Hand’ Doesn’t Control Markets

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Stock Market

Traditionally, many economists presume markets are influenced by the “invisible hand” theory. New research from Michigan State University found a disruptor has turned this long-held concept – perpetuated…

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MSU to Break Ground on New STEM Facility

Friday, August 24, 2018
Stem Building Graphic

A space that once powered the university will soon empower students for generations to come. At 1:30 p.m. Aug. 31, MSU will break ground on the new STEM…

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MSU Scientists Closer to Solving Arthritic Condition in Teens

Friday, August 24, 2018
Andrea Amalfitano

A new Michigan State University study has found that a malfunctioning gene associated with a common arthritic disease that often starts in teenagers is now directly linked to…

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New Study Explores the Role Cannabis Plays in Treating Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Norbert Kaminski

Michigan State University researcher Norbert Kaminski has begun a yearlong, preclinical study exploring cannabis compounds and their ability to slow the progress of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other diseases…

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DUNE Collaboration Completes Interim Design Report for Gigantic Particle Detectors

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
LBNF-DUNE Graphic showing mi and km

The more than 1,000 scientists and engineers from 32 countries working on the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, or DUNE, hosted by the Department of Energy’s Fermilab, achieved…

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Science Gallery Lab Detroit Accepting Proposals for Second Exhibition

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Detroit

Michigan State University’s Science Gallery Lab Detroit, or SGLD, is accepting proposals for DEPTH, an exhibition that will explore the power and complexities of water. “We want DEPTH…

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Where You Live can Affect Your Health

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Rick Sadler

A new Michigan State University study is reinforcing the thought that where you live can affect your health. The study, now published in the journal Social Science & Medicine,…

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