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Ask the Expert: Medical Distrust in Black Communities

Friday, January 29, 2021
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Historical racism and modern day health care disparities have ingrained in Black communities distrust of a medical system now charged with encouraging people to take the COVID-19 vaccine….

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Mitigating Floods in Extreme Weather

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Study finds that dams reduce global flood exposure in climate change. A collaborative worldwide study led by researchers at the National Institute for Environmental Studies-Japan, the University of…

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How ‘Iron Man’ Bacteria Could Help Protect the Environment

Friday, January 8, 2021

When Michigan State University’s Gemma Reguera first proposed her new research project to the National Science Foundation, one grant reviewer responded that the idea was not “environmentally relevant.”…

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MSU Faculty Earn NSF Grant for Project on Illicit Drug Trafficking Networks

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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Drug cartel methods used to distribute heroin and other unlawful wares are increasing in complexity, according to a study by two Michigan State University researchers titled Discovery, Analysis and…

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Extroversion is More Than a Trait, It’s an Adaptive Tool

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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Researchers from Michigan State University have discovered two insights related to extroversion and personality beliefs that can influence behavior and well-being. Jason Huang, an associate professor in the MSU School of Human Resources and…

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Why Kids Hack: Understanding And Mitigating Risk Factors

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

With a computer in almost every household and a cell phone in almost every pocket, it’s easier than ever for kids and teenagers to learn how to hack….

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KnowWhereGraph: Enriching Cross-Domain Knowledge Graphs Using Spatially-Explicit AI Technologies

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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Matrix:Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Social Science at Michigan State University is collaborating with a multidisciplinary team of researchers who have received…

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Critical Race Studies Artist-In-Residence To Reimagine Spartan Statue

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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As the 2020-2021 College of Arts & Letters’ Artist-in-Residence of Critical Race Studies, Young Joon Kwak is using multidisciplinary artistry to examine MSU’s Sparty statue in order to understand its…

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DOD-Funded Research Could Lead To Diagnostics, Therapies For Rare Neurological Disorder

Monday, November 23, 2020
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Most of the time, food poisoning is just that — we eat something rotten or contaminated, we get sick, we get better and we move on. But in…

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Report: How Are Michigan Students Learning During The Pandemic?

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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A new report from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative, the strategic research partner of the Michigan Department of Education, shows that even though the majority of Michigan school districts…

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