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Student Nominated For Beinecke Scholarship

Friday, February 15, 2019
Muhammad

Najma Muhammad, a junior majoring in urban and regional planning in the College of Social Science, has been nominated by Michigan State University for the nationally competitive Beinecke Scholarship. The…

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Predicting The Existence Of Heavy Nuclei Using Machine Learning

Thursday, February 14, 2019

A collaboration between the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) and the Department of Statistics and Probability (STT) at Michigan State University (MSU) estimated the boundaries of nuclear existence by applying statistical analysis to…

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This Immune Cell Function Could Control Deadly Allergic Reactions

Thursday, February 14, 2019

In cases of severe, even deadly, allergic reactions to foods such as peanuts and fish, immune cells go into hyper drive. This can trigger anaphylactic shock, sending blood…

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New Technology Breaks Through Sign Language Barriers

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Opportunities once distant to the hard-of-hearing community will become a reality with a breakthrough sign language translator. Engineers from Michigan State University developed and patented a technology that…

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Machine Learning Unlocks Plants’ Secrets

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Plants

Plants are master chemists, and Michigan State University researchers have unlocked their secret of producing specialized metabolites. The research, published in the latest issue of Proceedings of the National…

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Researchers Examine Puzzling Sizes of Extremely Light Calcium Isotopes

Monday, February 11, 2019

One of the most fundamental properties of the nucleus is its size. The nuclear radius generally increases with the number of proton and neutron constituents. However, when examined…

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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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Keeping SDGs from Being a Zero-Sum Game

Monday, February 11, 2019
SPG

Even as the world gets on the same sustainability page courtesy of the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), those very goals can result in significant tradeoffs. Scientists…

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Professor Reflects on Establishing Poetry Center

Monday, February 11, 2019
Anita Skeen

Anita Skeen said it took a move to Michigan to help her re-establish her roots with her native rural America. A faculty member since 1990, she is the…

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MSU Professor Named Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers

Friday, February 8, 2019

Karim Chatti of Michigan State University has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, or ASCE, the country’s oldest national engineering society. Chatti is a…

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