While U.S. educational policy emphasizes high-stakes testing and scripted lessons, the best teachers in the business are taking creative risks—often drawing from their own interests and hobbies—to help students learn, ...
A Michigan State University professor was part of an international team of scientists that has discovered a new bird in China.
What do you get when you combine a professor who literally wrote the book on community ecology and another who has more than 40 years experience as a leader in the field of evolutionary biology?
A team of Michigan State University researchers has discovered a switch that regulates plant photosynthesis - the process that lets plants store solar energy and use it to grow and produce food.
Reclusive giant pandas fascinate the world, yet precious little is known about how they spend their time in the Chinese bamboo forests. Until now.
It may sound like the makings of a joke, but answering the question of how chickens crossed the sea may soon provide more than just a punch line.
Electric vehicles are cool, research shows. Literally. A study in this week's Scientific Reports by researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) and in China add more fuel to the already hot debate about whether electric ...
High social status has its privileges—when it comes to aging—even in wild animals.
World's challenges demand science changes - and fast, experts say. The world has little use - and precious little time—for detached experts.
Employees who point out problems in the office may help the company improve, but could be hurting themselves in the process.