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Scientists crack medieval bone code

Two teams of Michigan State University researchers – one working at a medieval burial site in Albania, the other at a DNA lab in East Lansing – have shown how modern science can unlock the mysteries ...

dateJan 03, 2012 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Superman-strength bacteria produce gold

At a time when the value of gold has reached an all-time high, Michigan State University researchers have discovered a bacterium's ability to withstand incredible amounts of toxicity is key to creating 24-karat ...

dateOct 02, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Ions catch a wave in east lansing

(PhysOrg.com) -- When tasked with the challenge of transporting individual ions through a sluggish sea of gas in a matter of milliseconds, a land-locked East Lansing physicist came up with a very West Coast ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in General Physics
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Fighting the 'dumb jock' stereotype

College coaches who emphasize their players' academic abilities may be the best defense against the effects of "dumb jock" stereotypes, a Michigan State University study suggests.

dateApr 22, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Jobs plentiful for college grads

The job market for new college graduates is red hot. After several years of modest growth, hiring is expected to jump a whopping 16 percent for newly minted degree-holders in 2014-15, according to key findings ...

dateOct 14, 2014 in Economics & Business
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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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