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Environmental Activism Works, Study Shows

Monday, June 15, 2015

The environmental movement is making a difference – nudging greenhouse gas emissions down in states with strong green voices, according to a Michigan State University study. Social scientist…

Climate Change Alters All Life – Including Kids

Monday, June 15, 2015

Child Health day, Oct. 5, 2015 From heat waves to damaged crops to asthma in children, climate change is a major public health concern, argues a Michigan State…

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Stroke Rehab Study to Use Virtual Reality

Monday, June 15, 2015

Researchers from Michigan State University and Sparrow Health System have been awarded $50,000 by the Center for Innovation and Research to study ways to improve stroke rehabilitation. The…

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Public Debate Could Be Key to Strong Economy

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

As it turns out, people who speak their minds loudly and often could be responsible for economic prosperity. That’s according to a new study by Michigan State University…

Social Media Should Be Used in Disaster Communication

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

When Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines in 2013, thousands of people were killed, in part because they didn’t know it was coming or didn’t know how to…

Applying Research Agendas to Sport Fishing

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

As one of the most highly prized game fish in the Upper Midwest, muskellunge, or muskies, and northern pike help support a $20 billion sport fishing industry. Facing…