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Smart Phone Not a Smart Choice When Facing Depression

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Depressed people who turn to their smart phones for relief may only be making things worse. A team of researchers, that included the dean of Michigan State University’s…

Pathogens Enter Great Lakes in Ballast Water

Monday, August 24, 2015

According to Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin Endowed Chair in Water Research at MSU, millions of tiny, dangerous microbes have been attacking native species in the Great Lakes for…

Can Science Predict Gang Killings?

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Gang slayings move in a systematic pattern over time, spreading from one vulnerable area to the next like a disease, finds a groundbreaking study by Michigan State University…

Michigan’s Latino Population Has Growing Pains, Report Shows

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Southeast Michigan’s growing Latino population boasts the state’s highest labor force participation rate, a measurement of the number of people employed or actively looking for work. But the…

MSU to Lead Study of Fish Contaminants

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A grant of $800,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency will help a research team led by Michigan State University determine the effects of certain contaminants on fish. Specifically,…

MSU Part of Team Finding Star Birth Mechanism

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A team of researchers, including astronomers from Michigan State University, has uncovered a process that may explain how the universe’s largest elliptical galaxies continue making stars long after…