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New Genetic Syndrome Identified in 3-year-old Patient

Friday, September 21, 2018
Bachman and Bupp

A Michigan State University pediatric researcher and a Spectrum Health physician have identified a new genetic syndrome in a 3-year-old girl who, for more than two years, has…

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Research Suggests Michigan Raise Jail-Time Age

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Row Jail Cells

Youth, families and communities across Michigan could benefit if the state changes the age for juvenile court jurisdiction from 17 to 18, finds new research from Michigan State…

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MSU Awarded ARPA-E Grant to Reimagine US Power Grid

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
US at Night

A $2 million award will equip Michigan State University – and partners Arizona State University, Dresser-Rand, and Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures – with resources to develop the next…

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Connected Math: Solving Problems for Over 30 Years

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Connected Math Books

In the early 1980s, MSU mathematics researchers Glenda Lappan and Elizabeth (Betty) Phillips were working with middle school students, seeking a new way to help students grasp math concepts at…

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Researchers Receive National Award for Exploring Walking and Social Exclusion

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Students Walking Fall

A Michigan State University study conducted last year has won two kinesiology researchers and an alumnus a national award for their work exploring how walking might reduce the…

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Strunk Gives Insights on Teacher Shortage in California

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
katharine strunk

Michigan State University researcher Katharine Strunk helps answer that question as part of a sweeping report on public education in the state of California. Getting Down to Facts II, released…

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New Discovery of a Photobase so Strong, it Merits Moniker of ‘Super’

Monday, September 17, 2018
dantus team

The power of the sun is so incredible that it could fulfill the world’s energy needs in roughly 90 minutes. While plants have mastered photosynthesis, harnessing sunlight into…

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Soil Holds the Secret to Mitigating Climate Change

Monday, September 17, 2018
Soil

Food production doesn’t have to be a victim of climate change. New research from Michigan State University suggests that crop yields and the global food supply chain can…

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IPPSR Kicks Off 26th Year of Public Policy Forums

Friday, September 14, 2018
State Capitol

Michigan State University’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research kicks off its 26th year of public policy forums beginning Sept. 19 with a panel on the state’s…

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Blazes of Light Reveal How Plants Signal Danger Long Distances

Friday, September 14, 2018
Catapillar's on Arabidopsis thaliana plants

Michigan State University was part of a multi-university study that revealed how plant communication systems respond to threats from herbivores. The results, featured in Science, show that once…

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