Michigan State University

Hard rock life

Scientists are digging deep into the Earth's surface collecting census data on the microbial denizens of the hardened rocks. What they're finding is that, even miles deep and halfway across the globe, many of these communities ...

dateDec 09, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Job market mixed for college grads

A steadily improving job market will greet most college graduates this year, although those with a newly minted MBA may find tough sledding, according to Michigan State University's annual Recruiting Trends ...

dateNov 20, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Study asks: Is a 'better world' possible?

For years, policymakers have attempted to create communities where a diverse group of residents not only live close to one other but also interact freely – in other words, neighborhoods that are both integrated ...

dateNov 18, 2013 in Social Sciences
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How teens choose their friends

It's a common perception portrayed in movies from "The Breakfast Club" to "Mean Girls." Teenage friendships are formed by joining cliques such as jocks, geeks and goths.

dateNov 15, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Men support cracking glass ceiling

Male workers appear to support women becoming CEOs even more than female workers do, finds new research on the proverbial glass ceiling and job satisfaction in six formerly socialist countries.

dateNov 12, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Joystick advances independent voting

A voting joystick created at Michigan State University could eventually enable people with dexterity impairments, senior citizens and others to exercise their right to cast ballots independently.

dateOct 29, 2013 in Engineering
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