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Powering Up Stretchy Technology

Monday, December 21, 2020
Image of advanced materials stretchable supercapacitors

A Spartan-led research team has developed a new “4D printing” approach to help power stretchable devices. A team of researchers led by Michigan State University’s Changyong Cao has…

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Powerful Human Like Hands Create Safer Human Robotics Interactions

Monday, July 20, 2020
robot hands

Need a robot with a soft touch? A team of Michigan State University engineers has designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help….

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Self-Powered Alarm Fights Forest Fires Monitors Environment

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Night image of burning forest fire

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
Junior executives dynamics wearing protective face mask against pollution.

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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Thinking Beyond the Box: MSU Leads in Packaging Science

Friday, February 7, 2020

When it comes to finding solutions for a better tomorrow, Michigan State University Spartans have been thinking beyond the box — and designing better boxes — for more…

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Students Offer Novel Solutions for Driveway Snow Removal

Friday, January 5, 2018
Osazuwamen Usuomon, Chloe Alverson, Elias Naddaf; seated, Michael Johnson

The assignment was simple: design a prototype that will allow Michael Johnson, a sports car racer with a wheelchair, to remove snow from his driveway. But to develop an…

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Half of U.S. Packaging Experts Schooled at MSU

Friday, June 16, 2017
plastic bottles

MSU is home to the top-ranked School of Packaging, whose graduates account for more than half of all packaging professionals in the nation. Established as an independent school…

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New Packaging Prolongs Veggie Freshness

Monday, May 16, 2016
onions

New advances in packaging at Michigan State University can help produce stay fresh longer. Eva Almenar, associate professor in MSU’s School of Packaging, focused on onions, one of the…

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A Better Nutritional Facts Panel

Friday, April 15, 2016
Salad on plate

The ubiquitous nutrition facts panel has graced food packages for many years. But can it be improved? Results from a study led by Michigan State University and featured…

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Re-Evaluating How Vegetables Are Stored

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Elliot Ryser

MSU AgBioResearch food scientists Elliot Ryser, Eva Almenar, Janice Harte and Randy Beaudry, together with colleagues from Rutgers University and Ohio State University, are studying the impact and…

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