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Using High-Speed Videoendoscopy to Detect Vocal Cord Anomalies

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Code typed on monitor

NIH-Funded Research Project Fosters a Better Understanding of Normal Voice Function and Voice Disorder, with the Goal of Improving Treatment for Dysphonia High-speed videoendoscopy (HSV) could change the…

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Student Named Forbes Under 30 Scholar

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Snyder Phillips

Arzelia Williams, a student in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, or RCAH, and James Madison College at Michigan State University, has been selected as a Forbes Under 30…

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Designing Human Centered Technology to Support Health in Kenya

Friday, October 18, 2019
researchers in front of a phone with the health app

A Michigan State University research team is combining mobile technology insight from Kenyans and an approach called human-centered design, or HCD, to develop health tools for mobile devices…

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Studying the Impacts of Autonomous Vehicles on the Workforce

Friday, September 20, 2019
Car and semi on the highway

A multidisciplinary research team from Michigan State University will use a $2.49 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct a four-year study examining the impacts of…

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Fulbright Scholar Ups the Game Against Climate Change

Sunday, September 15, 2019
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Researcher Uses Games to Educate People about Looming Natural Disasters To fully understand the impacts of a changing climate, you have to witness it first-hand. This is what…

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The Social Media Sorting Hat: How Algorithms Drive Your Exposure to News and Politics

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Can Facebook improve your mental health?

MSU Researchers Untangle the Role of Algorithms in News and Politics What do you stand to lose when the news you read every day on social media is…

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Using Game Technology To Treat Cognitively Impaired Children In Africa

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Child playing on ipad

Using a game designed for sub-Saharan Africa, Michigan State University researchers are rehabilitating children who suffer from cognitive impairment after surviving life-threatening diseases such as malaria and HIV….

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Thorson Honored with Deutschmann Research Award

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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Michigan State University School of Journalism Professor Esther Thorson Ph.D. received the prestigious Paul J. Deutschmann research award at this month’s Association for Education in Journalism and Mass…

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There’s a Dark Political History to Language that Strips People of their Dignity

Friday, August 2, 2019
Tan books are touching brim to brim, all labeled language

William A. Donohue, distinguished professor of communication at Michigan State University, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors and academics that provides informed news…

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After Hospital Stays, Research Finds At-Home Support Helps Stroke Victims Adjust

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Stroke patient with therapist

Michigan State University researchers have found that many stroke patients feel unprepared when discharged from the hospital. Their caregivers feel the same. But when a home-based support network…

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