Michigan State University main website

Latest Research

Honors College Building

Ten MSU Students, One Alumna Nominated for Prestigious Graduate School Scholarships

Friday, October 9, 2020

Michigan State University has nominated nine undergraduate students, a graduate student and an alumna for nationally competitive graduate school scholarships: the Marshall Scholarship, the Mitchell Scholarship and the…

Image of car stopped at traffic light

MSU Civil Engineers Help Michigan Evaluate Distracted Driving

Friday, October 9, 2020

Civil engineers at Michigan State University are helping the State of Michigan evaluate methods for enforcing violations of distracted driving and dangerous cell phone use. In a study…

soybean and corn fields

Mapping A Greener Future On Farms With Precision Technology

Thursday, October 8, 2020

When it comes to farming, becoming more sustainable can also mean becoming more profitable. So it’s only natural that farmers would look to Spartans for help going —…

Photobioreactors in the lab of David Kramer

Understanding How Algal Cells Divide When They Are Hungry

Thursday, October 8, 2020

A new study from the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory delves into how algae manage cell division processes when they suffer from starvation. The finding has implications for biofuel technologies, given…

Graphic depiction of quantum computing

Bringing The Promise Of Quantum Computing To Nuclear Physics

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Quantum mechanics, the physics of atoms and subatomic particles, can be strange, especially compared to the everyday physics of Isaac Newton’s falling apples. But this unusual science is…

bullets on table

Zeoli Receives $1.3M Grant To Investigate Tools To Reduce Gun Violence Risk

Thursday, October 8, 2020

April M. Zeoli, associate professor in Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice, was awarded a two-year, $1,357,336 grant by the National Collaborative for Gun Violence Research to…