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Octopus May be the Key to ‘Smart Prosthetics’

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Galit Pelled’s fascination with the intelligent octopus dates back to her undergraduate days at Hebrew University in Israel where she cared for and fed the dexterous animal. Now…

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Researchers Measure Cancer Cell Mechanics in Living Animals Using Nanoparticles

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Microscope

A first-of-its-kind nanoparticle-based in vivo imaging technique that may one day be used to help diagnose and even treat cancer has been developed by researchers collaborating from Michigan…

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The Zillow App of Agricultural Regeneration

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Corn field

We can check the price of a home from a mobile app, but what if that technology could be used to shop for agricultural land — and simultaneously improve…

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Ask the Experts: Avoiding Counterfeit Products When Shopping Online

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Do you expect the hand sanitizer you ordered online to be counterfeit? The hope is that it’s not, but there’s a chance it might be. The current health…

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Graphic Design Graduate is Addy Award-Winner

Monday, April 27, 2020
Maddie Chaffer Art

MSU senior Maddison Chaffer will graduate this May with a BFA in Graphic Design and already has a lot of professional experience working as a freelancer on various graphic design…

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Ask the Expert: Law Professor Discusses Religion and Government Authority

Monday, April 27, 2020
State Capital, Michigan

Frank Ravitch, professor in the College of Law and Walter Stowers Chair of Law and Religion, answered questions about COVID-19’s impact on the relationship between state and religion….

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Efforts to Decontaminate PPE Expand with VHP Process

Monday, April 27, 2020
room full of decontamination mask

Michigan State University expanded its ability to repurpose personal protective equipment with a second decontamination process using vaporized hydrogen peroxide. When combined with the heating process being employed…

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MSU Launches Online Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering

Monday, April 27, 2020
Engineering Building

The Michigan State University College of Engineering has launched its third online master’s degree program – an M.S. in Civil Engineering from the Department of Civil and Environmental…

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The COVID-19 Infodemic: Combatting ‘Dangerous’ Misinformation on Social Media

Sunday, April 26, 2020
coronavirus

As the world stays home, the withdrawal from public life in response to COVID-19 has moved difficult conversations about the global pandemic to social media. Many exchanges are…

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Using ComArtSci Computer Power to Understand COVID-19

Sunday, April 26, 2020
Up close view of wires and computer boxes.

While Computer Labs Await the Return of Students, MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences Dedicates Unused Resources to Protein Folding Project Spartans are contributing to a global…

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