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Witold Nazarewicz, a professor at the MSU-based Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Seeking the Origins of Gold in the Universe

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Michigan State University researchers, working with colleagues from Technical University Darmstadt in Germany, are zeroing in on the answer to one of science’s most puzzling questions: Where did…

(L to R): Physics and Astronomy Professor Norman Birge, graduate students Bethany Niedzielski and Joseph Glick, and Scientific Instrument Facilities Coordinator Reza Loloee, Ph.D., stand next to the high-vacuum sputtering system used in the project.

New Superconducting Magnetic Memory Element Developed

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

In a research project funded through the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) organization, several Michigan State University researchers, as well as scientists from Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation,…

Autism Awareness Month: MSU Research Solutions

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Michigan State University has established the Institute for Research in Autism, Intellectual and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (RAIND) to bring together a wide variety of multidisciplinary initiatives already being pursued…

Black Men with Black Names Live Longer

Monday, March 28, 2016

Black men with historically distinctive black names such as Elijah and Moses lived a year longer, on average, than other black men, according to new research examining 3…

Mahesh Nalla

Widespread Sexual Harassment Persists in India

Monday, March 28, 2016

Sexual harassment remains a pervasive problem in India despite tougher laws enacted more than three years ago after a woman was gang raped on a bus and later…

Daniel Mindiola and Milton Smith III

Finding New, Cleaner Uses for Methane

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Methane is the world’s most abundant hydrocarbon. It’s the major component of natural gas and shale gas and, when burned, is an effective fuel. But it’s also a…