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Decline of Wild Bees Threatens U.S. Crops

Monday, December 21, 2015

The first national study to map U.S. wild bees suggests they’re disappearing in many of the country’s most-important farmlands. If losses of these crucial pollinators continue, the new…

Meeting Future Demands for Food and Energy

Friday, December 18, 2015

University Distinguished Professor Mike Thomashow, MSU-DOE Plant Research Lab, and Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences and Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, presents to the MSU Board…

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Learning from the Past: What Yesterday’s Media Can Tell Us About the Times

Thursday, December 17, 2015

If you want to get a real feel for what was happening during a certain period in history, how people really felt about the issues of the day,…

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The Birds of ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Ever wondered about all the birds mentioned in the holiday standard, “The Twelve Days of Christmas?” Michigan State University’s Pamela Rasmussen, integrative biologist and coordinator of MSU’s global bird…

Questions and Answers about Muslim Americans

Bias Busters Dispels Myths about Muslim Americans

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The e-book version of a guide written by a Michigan State University journalism class that is designed to dispel biases and stereotypes about Muslim Americans is again available….

A team of MSU engineering students has developed an app that can help the visually impaired. Members of the team are (front, from left) Jordyn Castor of Grand Rapids; Whitney Mitchell of Alto; and Debayan Deb of Kanpur, India. Standing (left to right) are Cody Pearson of Hudsonville and Max Miller of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of the MSU College of Engineering.

Students Develop Software for Visually Impaired

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A team of Michigan State University engineering students has developed an app that will benefit the visually impaired. It’s called Intelligent Real World Text Recognition and is one…