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MSU Astrophysicists Test Einstein’s Theory of Relativity with Extreme Astronomy

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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The High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) gamma ray observatory, located in the volcanic mountains of central Mexico (more than 13,500 feet above sea level), observes astrophysical sources emitting light at…

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MSU Units Collaborate to Create 3D-Printed Medical Face Shields in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

Monday, March 30, 2020
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Michigan State University is helping local health professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus by making 3D-printed personal protective equipment. To…

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MSU Student Earns National STEM Scholarship

Monday, March 30, 2020
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A Michigan State University undergraduate student has been named a recipient of the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Isabella Ginnett, an Honors College sophomore majoring in physics and…

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ICER’s Preparedness Ensured Exceptional Service Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

Monday, March 30, 2020
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In these uncertain and challenging times, Spartans have come together to support the important work of researchers across the university. The staff at MSU’s Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research…

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Senior Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Organic Chemistry

Monday, March 23, 2020
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Michigan State University chemistry senior Natasha Perry was selected by the American Chemical Society, or ACS, Division of Organic Chemistry to receive its Undergraduate Award for Outstanding Achievement…

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Eleven MSU Graduate Programs Rank in the Top 15 Nationally

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
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Michigan State University was recognized once again for having the nation’s top graduate programs in elementary and secondary education, curriculum and instruction and supply chain/logistics, according to U.S. News…

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MSU Research Finds a New Way to Hack Siri and Google Assistant with Ultrasonic Waves

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
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Think twice before recharging an iPhone on tabletops in public places like airports and coffee shops. Researchers at the Michigan State University College of Engineering have discovered a…

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Optical Tweezers Help in Quest for Better Cancer Treatments

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
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Stem cells involved in replenishing human tissues and blood depend on an enzyme known as telomerase to continue working throughout our lives. When telomerase malfunctions, it can lead…

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Oil Flow Beneath Ice in the Great Lakes

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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A research team, led by Michigan State University faculty and a student, is continuing its cold-weather research to discover how to protect the Great Lakes from oil spills…

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Lin Named a Cottrell Scholar

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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Michigan State University high-energy particle theorist Huey-Wen Lin has been named a Research Corporation for Science Advancement, or RCSA, 2020 Cottrell Scholar. Lin, a jointly appointed assistant professor of high energy…

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