Michigan State University

Team science is better science

A Michigan State University researcher helped write a groundbreaking new report from the National Research Council that concludes scientific research is increasingly dominated by teams - a promising approach ...

dateMay 18, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Seven in ten take early pension payout

As governments and corporations around the world face pension shortfalls, a groundbreaking study in Croatia by a team of U.S. researchers explores the likelihood and circumstances under which people will ...

dateMay 12, 2015 in Economics & Business
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How do you feed 9 billion people?

An international team of scientists has developed crop models to better forecast food production to feed a growing population – projected to reach 9 billion by mid-century – in the face of climate change.

dateJun 09, 2013 in Environment
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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 ...

dateMar 24, 2014 in Astronomy
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Identifying the source of stem cells

When most animals begin life, cells immediately begin accepting assignments to become a head, tail or a vital organ. However, mammals, including humans, are special. The cells of mammalian embryos get to ...

dateOct 30, 2014 in Biotechnology
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America's best teachers get creative

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 ...

dateMay 05, 2015 in Social Sciences
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