Michigan State University

Ions catch a wave in east lansing

(PhysOrg.com) -- When tasked with the challenge of transporting individual ions through a sluggish sea of gas in a matter of milliseconds, a land-locked East Lansing physicist came up with a very West Coast ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in General Physics
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To combat identity theft, protect computer

Having a triple-threat combination of protective software on your computer greatly reduces your chances of identity theft, according to a study led by a Michigan State University criminologist.

dateMar 19, 2012 in Software
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US citizenship may be determined at random

The fate of nearly half a million immigrants hoping for U.S. citizenship may have been determined randomly, at least in part, according to a new study by a Michigan State University researcher who found the high-stakes civics ...

dateMar 12, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Making the bones speak

In a narrow, modest laboratory in Michigan State University’s Giltner Hall, students pore over African skeletons from the Middle Ages in an effort to make the bones speak.

dateFeb 22, 2012 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Recipe for success: Recycled glass and cement

(PhysOrg.com) -- Michigan State University researchers have found that by mixing ground waste glass into the cement that is used to make concrete, the concrete is stronger, more durable and more resistant ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Engineering
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