Michigan State University

Cell resiliency surprises scientists

New research shows that cells are more resilient in taking care of their DNA than scientists originally thought. Even when missing critical components, cells can adapt and make copies of their DNA in an alternative ...

Apr 24, 2014
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'Ivory tower' bucking social media

University scholars are largely resisting the use of social media to circulate their scientific findings and engage their tech-savvy students, a Michigan State University researcher argues in a new paper.

Mar 31, 2014
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Telecoupling paper honored as 2013's best

A new way scientists – all kinds of natural and social scientists – are using to scrutinize some of the world's biggest challenges in sustainability is getting its turn in the spotlight.

Mar 25, 2014
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Plugging the hole in Hawking's black hole theory

(Phys.org) —Recently physicists have been poking holes again in Stephen Hawking's black hole theory – including Hawking himself. For decades physicists across the globe have been trying to figure out ...

Mar 24, 2014
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Fair bosses pay a price

Bosses who are fair make their workers happier and their companies more productive, but in the end may be burning themselves out.

Mar 24, 2014
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Global attack needed to catch credit thieves

Stopping massive data breaches like the one that hit Target will require a more sophisticated, collaborative approach by law enforcement agencies around the world, a Michigan State University cyber security ...

Mar 19, 2014
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Researchers advance algae's viability as a biofuel

Lab success doesn't always translate to real-world success. A team of Michigan State University scientists, however, has invented a new technology that increases the odds of helping algae-based biofuels cross that gap and ...

Feb 26, 2014
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