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Keeping Astronauts Healthy During Deep Space Missions

Friday, January 18, 2019
George Mias

When you get sick, a doctor or hospital is typically right down the road, a couple of hours away at most. But what if the nearest one was…

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First Glimpse of the High Energy Universe with IceCube

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tyce DeYoung, Department of Physics and Astronomy, discusses high-energy astrophysics and exploring the universe with IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole. Presented on December 6, 2018.

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Machine Learning Masters the Fingerprint to Fool Biometric Systems

Monday, December 3, 2018
Fingerprint

Fingerprint authentication systems are a widely trusted, ubiquitous form of biometric authentication, deployed on billions of smartphones and other devices worldwide. Yet a new study from Michigan State University and…

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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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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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Improving Understanding of Hydrogen Bonding for Thermodynamic Modeling

Monday, September 10, 2018
Aseel

Aseel Bala is a chemical engineering Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, conducting research with Dr. Carl Lira  on the thermodynamic phase behavior of systems with hydrogen bonding….

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New Blood Pressure App Closer to Reality

Friday, September 7, 2018
Heart rate

Michigan State University has invented a proof-of-concept blood pressure app that can give accurate readings using an iPhone – with no special equipment. (VIDEO) The discovery, featured in…

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Michaela TerAvest Wins Prestigious Beckman Young Investigator Award

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Michaela TerAvest

Michaela TerAvest, Michigan State University assistant professor of biochemistry, was recently awarded the Beckman Young Investigator Award by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation. The award program provides research support…

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Blazing the Trail in Multimessenger Astrophysics

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Ice Cube Observator

Michigan State University is blazing the trail in multimessenger astrophysics—a new area of science that the National Science Foundation is calling one of its ten “big ideas” for…

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DUNE Collaboration Completes Interim Design Report for Gigantic Particle Detectors

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
LBNF-DUNE Graphic showing mi and km

The more than 1,000 scientists and engineers from 32 countries working on the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, or DUNE, hosted by the Department of Energy’s Fermilab, achieved…

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