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Black Men with Black Names Live Longer

Monday, March 28, 2016

Black men with historically distinctive black names such as Elijah and Moses lived a year longer, on average, than other black men, according to new research examining 3…

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Widespread Sexual Harassment Persists in India

Monday, March 28, 2016
Mahesh Nalla

Sexual harassment remains a pervasive problem in India despite tougher laws enacted more than three years ago after a woman was gang raped on a bus and later…

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Police View Blacks as ‘Suspects First, Civilians Second’

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Jennifer Cobbina and Baker Hall

Most of the Ferguson protestors believed police view black people as worthless thugs and white people as innocent and superior – perceptions that, true or not, affect police-community…

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Michiganders Support Detroit Schools Bailout

Friday, March 18, 2016
Matt Grossman, associate professor of political science, talks about his research on Monday September 14, 2015.

A strong majority of Michigan residents favor state aid to help the fiscally strapped Detroit Public Schools pay off its debts, a new Michigan State University survey says….

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New Book Reveals Food Monopolies are Everywhere

Friday, March 11, 2016
Phil Howard

Food monopolies are everywhere – and they’re growing. A new book by a Michigan State University professor dissects the troubling trend and shows how it’s happening on all…

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Researcher Develops App for Diabetes Self-Management

Monday, March 7, 2016
Women typing on cell phones

Bree Holtz, Michigan State University assistant professor, has received an American Diabetes Association Innovative Clinical or Transitional Science award totaling $590,544 to allow her to conduct research for…

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Workers Less Stressed by Consistently Bad Boss

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Brent Scott and Fadel Matta

Is your boss always a jerk? You still may be better off than those workers whose supervisor is courteous one moment and rude the next. New research by…

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New App to Help Flint Residents With Lead Water

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Flint River

People living in Flint affected by the ongoing water situation now have a new tool to navigate the available community resources. A new mobile device app called “Empower…

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MSU Researchers Share Resources on Consolidating Police

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Jeremy Wilson

With support from the Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Service office and National Institute of Justice, along with the MSU Institute for Public Policy and Social Research,…

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CSI – Ground Breaking Research

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Eric Benbow

As part of  the WLNS News 6 Celebrating Spartans feature, they recently highlighted a science lab that feels a bit like an episode of CSI. Thanks to a…

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