Michigan State University

Study supports move toward common math standards

A new study analyzing the previous math standards of each state provides strong support for adoption of common standards, which U.S. students desperately need to keep pace with their counterparts around the globe, a Michigan ...

Nov 05, 2012
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Community colleges more globally focused

Community colleges in the United States have made huge strides since 2008 in cultivating a global workforce, according to a first-of-its-kind study co-led by a Michigan State University researcher.

Oct 30, 2012
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On the origin of life's most crucial isotope

Since the Big Bang, the universe has been evolving. From the formations of simple protons and neutrons to the wide breadth of elements and molecules known today, it is ever growing in complexity and variety. And now, nuclear ...

Oct 12, 2012
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Plants in space

How plants handle stress in space and what astronauts can learn from them is the subject of a new study at Michigan State University.

Oct 10, 2012
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Are liberal arts colleges disappearing?

Liberal arts colleges continue redefining their historical missions or flat-out disappearing – a trend that threatens to diminish America's renowned higher education system, argues a study co-authored by ...

Oct 10, 2012
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Superman-strength bacteria produce gold

At a time when the value of gold has reached an all-time high, Michigan State University researchers have discovered a bacterium's ability to withstand incredible amounts of toxicity is key to creating 24-karat ...

Oct 02, 2012
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US firms bringing work home from overseas

(Phys.org)—Increasingly, U.S. firms are moving or considering moving their manufacturing operations back to domestic soil from overseas, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University supply chain expert.

Oct 01, 2012
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