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Lisa Lapidus

Laser Technology Reveals How Alzheimer’s Plaques ‘Clump’

Monday, September 12, 2016

Lisa Lapidus (right), Michigan State University professor of physics and astronomy, has found that peptides, or strings of amino acids, related to Alzheimer’s “wiggle” at dangerous speeds prior to…

Michigan Research Universities Get $9mil. for Alzheimer’s Center

Thursday, September 8, 2016

The U.S. National Institutes of Health will award an estimated $9 million over the next 5 years to a new statewide center to enhance the understanding and treatment…

Ultrafast Lasers for Biomedical Imaging and Diagnosis

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Marcos Dantus discusses ultrafast laser technology that can be used to make very accurate medical predictions related to retinal disease, cancer and more. Presentation to the MSU Board…

Rick Sadler

Parents Influence Junk Food Habits of Children

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Children driven to and from school by their parents not only get less exercise than their walking and biking classmates, but also are more inclined to have another…

Mobile Sensing Technology to Help College Counselors

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Michigan State University will use a National Science Foundation grant of $1 million to develop a smart, mobile sensing system, known as iSee, for enhancing college counseling services….

Sarah Reckhow and Rebecca Jacobsen

National Education Reformers Target Local School Boards

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Local school board elections increasingly are becoming a national political battleground, as millions of dollars in campaign cash pours in from out-of-state donors in the name of education…