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Finding a Nice Partner May Lead to Higher Levels of Relationship Satisfaction

Monday, February 11, 2019

The key to relationship happiness could be as simple as finding a nice person. And, despite popular belief, sharing similar personalities may not be as important as most…

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MSU Receives $1.5M to Predict Damage Accumulation in Polymeric Adhesives

Friday, February 8, 2019

Lightweight materials are essential for boosting the fuel economy of modern automobiles while maintaining safety and performance. A 10-percent reduction in vehicle weight can improve fuel economy by…

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Putting Understudied Terrorists under a Microscope

Friday, January 25, 2019
Thomas Holt

Bombs exploding, hostages were taken and masked gunmen firing machine guns are all types of terrorist attacks we’ve seen. According to new Michigan State University research, it’s the…

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Michigan Schools Face Nation’s Worst Decline in State Education Funding

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
David Arsen

Funding for Michigan’s public schools has fallen more sharply than any other state over the past quarter century, new research from Michigan State University finds. Educators have been…

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The Dilemma at the Intersection of Value and Data

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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A traffic jam in Chicago appears on the map on the screen, traced in a familiar red line. To the end user, it’s a sign of gridlock, which…

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MSU Forensic Entomologist is Helping Solve a Cold Case

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Eric Benbow

There’s an unsolved crime: a body found in a lake with little algal growth and no evidence of insects. Extremely odd, as other evidence suggests the body may…

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Singh Named Visiting Fellow at Oxford University

Monday, January 14, 2019
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Professor of English Jyotsna Singh, Professor of Renaissance Literature in the Department of English, has been elected Visiting Fellow at Oxford University – St. Catherine’s College. She will…

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Professor Earns USDA NIFA Grant to Research Consumer Acceptance of Gene-Edited Food

Monday, January 14, 2019
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Vincenzina Caputo has been awarded a three year, $498,476 grant to study consumer choice behavior and demand for gene-edited foods using a neuro-economics approach. The grant comes from…

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Excessive Social Media Use is Comparable to Drug Addiction

Thursday, January 10, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University shows a connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making, which is commonly deficient in substance addiction. “Around one-third of humans…

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New Study Aims to Prevent Teen Partner Rape

Thursday, January 3, 2019
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If teen partner rape could be predicted, it could be better prevented. Social scientists from Michigan State University are helping close that gap by identifying risk factors linked…

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