Michigan State University

Massive data for miniscule communities

It's relatively easy to collect massive amounts of data on microbes. But the files are so large that it takes days to simply transmit them to other researchers and months to analyze once they are received.

dateAug 01, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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When to rein in the stock market

The stock market should be regulated only during times of extraordinary financial disruptions when speculators can destroy healthy businesses, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University scholar.

dateJul 05, 2012 in Economics & Business
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Make me an offer, say online shoppers

Online shoppers would rather receive an offer for a product or service than make their own offer, according to a study led by a Michigan State University scholar that has implications for the fast-growing e-commerce industry.

dateJun 26, 2012 in Economics & Business
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