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Self-Powered Alarm Fights Forest Fires Monitors Environment

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

In a new study, a team of Michigan State University scientists designed and fabricated a remote forest fire detection and alarm system powered by nothing but the movement…

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Social Science LEADR Lends 3D Printer for Creation of Over 10,000 Face Shields

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

While many hospitals and community organizations struggle to obtain necessary personal protection equipment, LEADR (the Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research) is putting its resources…

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MSU Researcher Awarded $9.8M for Study on Food Pathogens

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Low-moisture foods, like cereals and flour, dried fruit and nuts, have been recalled repeatedly in the last few years, posing health risks to consumers and economic threats to…

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How Teachers Can Use Social Media To Improve Learning This Fall

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Social media platforms can play an important role for teaching students already hard-wired into the tools and for advancing teacher professional development, says a Michigan State University researcher…

Graphic depiction of Muscle BDNF, a novel potential therapeutic for Kennedy’s disease, rescues motor function through distinct actions on slow- versus fast-twitch muscles. Credit: Halievski.

MSU Scientists Pinpoint Proteins Supporting Role in Kennedy’s Disease

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

As we open computers to connect with each other remotely, motor neurons in our spinal cord are opening synaptic pathways to connect with our muscles physically. We rarely…

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Jain Earns Top Ranking for Computer Science Electronics Work

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

A Michigan State University researcher in the College of Engineering has the world’s top H-index ranking for computer science and electronics. The H-index is a measure of scientific research…