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‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot,’ Transports Readers to Height of Police Protests

Monday, August 5, 2019
Women singling with her left hand raised. She is wearing a black lives matter shirt

A Michigan State University researcher is taking readers to the front lines of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri and Baltimore, Maryland during the protests that took place following…

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Do you Trust Politicians? Depends on How You Define Trust

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Do you trust politicians? Depends on how you define trust

There’s more to trust than credence and faith, especially as it comes to politics. Research from Michigan State University and North Carolina State University presents new evidence to…

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Weapons Trade Reveals a Darker Side to Dark Web

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Weapons trade reveals a darker side to dark web

Debates over gun regulations make headlines across the world, but there’s an underground operation for weapons that has drawn very little attention – until now. Researchers from Michigan…

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Student Nominated For Beinecke Scholarship

Friday, February 15, 2019
Muhammad

Najma Muhammad, a junior majoring in urban and regional planning in the College of Social Science, has been nominated by Michigan State University for the nationally competitive Beinecke Scholarship. The…

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Putting Understudied Terrorists under a Microscope

Friday, January 25, 2019
Weapons trade reveals a darker side to dark web

Bombs exploding, hostages were taken and masked gunmen firing machine guns are all types of terrorist attacks we’ve seen. According to new Michigan State University research, it’s the…

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How a Personality Trait Puts You at Risk for Cybercrime

Monday, December 17, 2018
Weapons trade reveals a darker side to dark web

Impulse online shopping, downloading music and compulsive email use are all signs of a certain personality trait that make you a target for malware attacks. New research from…

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Using Social Media to Weaken Terrorist Attacks

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Bombed Building

Governments and police forces around the world need to beware of the harm caused by mass and social media following terror events. In a new report, leading counter-terrorism…

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Can Parents of Juvenile Offenders Still Dream?

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Caitlin Cavanagh

Mothers want the best for their sons, but what happens to a mother’s hopes and dreams when her son is charged as a juvenile offender? A new study…

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NIH Funds Research Consortium to Address Firearm Deaths Among U.S. Children and Teens

Monday, April 23, 2018

April Zeoli, associate professor in Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice and consultant on the grant, is leading the policy analysis team and investigating the role of…

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USDA Grant to Improve Agricultural Use of Water, Energy

Thursday, January 18, 2018
David Hyndman

Around the world, irrigated agriculture is the largest consumer of water and one of the largest users of energy. Michigan State University scientists are leading a $2.5 million…

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