Michigan State University

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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MSU lands first drone

Farmers can now get a birds-eye view of their fields – in full HD – thanks to Michigan State University landing its first drone.

dateSep 10, 2013 in Engineering
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Birds choose sweet-smelling mates

For most animals, scent is the instant messenger of choice for quickly exchanging personal profiles. Scientists, however, have long dismissed birds as odor-eschewing luddites that don't take advantage of ...

dateSep 03, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Dating violence impedes victims' earnings

Dating violence in adolescence not only takes a physical and emotional toll on young women, it also leads to less education and lower earnings later in life, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by ...

dateAug 27, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Do academic rankings create inequality?

A study led by a Michigan State University scholar questions whether higher education ranking systems are creating competition simply for the sake of competition at a time when universities are struggling financially.

dateAug 14, 2013 in Social Sciences
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