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Bird Bacteria is Key to Communication and Mating

Friday, October 25, 2019
flock of crows

Birds use odor to identify other birds, and researchers at Michigan State University have shown that if the bacteria that produce the odor is altered, it could negatively…

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Stellar Collaboration: NSF Invests in Cyberinfrastructure Institute to Harness, Share Cosmic Data

Friday, October 25, 2019
observatory in the artic

Over the past several decades, astronomers and physicists have collaborated to gather information from several different sources, or “messengers” — including but extending beyond light to things such…

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Bazin Named 2019 American Physical Society Fellow

Monday, October 7, 2019
The entrance of National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory

Daniel Bazin, a senior physicist at Michigan State University’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), has been elected as a 2019 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). APS…

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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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Evolution of Learning is Key to Better Artificial Intelligence

Friday, September 20, 2019

Since “2001: A Space Odyssey,” people have wondered: could machines like HAL 9000 eventually exist that can process information with human-like intelligence? Researchers at Michigan State University say…

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MSU Leads $2 Million Grant on Outdoor Science Learning

Friday, August 23, 2019
Friends discussing over digital tablet while sitting on retaining wall at natural parkland

New research from Michigan State University will develop methods to show teachers how learning science can be situated outside of the classroom. Gail Richmond, a professor in the…

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First Frontiers Summer School held May 15-18 at MSU

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics – Center for the Evolution of the Elements (JINA-CEE) hosted The First Frontiers Summer School 15-18 May, at Michigan State University. The…

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Diversity on Teams Leads to Positive Outcomes, But Not For All Individuals

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Group of scientists in lab

Individuals on teams of diverse people working together can have better outcomes than those on teams with similar individuals. But a new study by Michigan State University and…

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$23M NSF Grant Funds to Upgrade Antarctic IceCube Neutrino Observatory

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
IceCube Neutrino Observatory

The IceCube Neutrino Observatory, the Antarctic detector that identified the first likely source of high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays, is getting an upgrade.   The National Science Foundation…

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MSU Entomologists Awarded $2.5 Million for Infectious Disease Study

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

A team of scientists, including two from Michigan State University, has been awarded a four-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The project is aimed at…

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