Michigan State University

Invisible invasive species

While Asian carp, gypsy moths and zebra mussels hog invasive-species headlines, many invisible invaders are altering ecosystems and flourishing outside of the limelight.

Dec 07, 2010
4.6 / 5 (7) 2 | with audio podcast

Why married men tend to behave better

Researchers have long argued that marriage generally reduces illegal and aggressive behaviors in men. It remained unclear, however, if that association was a function of matrimony itself or whether less "antisocial" men were ...

Dec 06, 2010
3.5 / 5 (12) 32 | with audio podcast

The Facebook of plant science

By building PhotosynQ - a handheld device with sensors and an online data-sharing and analysis platform - a team of Michigan State University researchers is creating the plant-science equivalent of Facebook.

Jan 21, 2015
5 / 5 (3) 0

Graffiti: Art or eyesore?

Graffiti is slowly starting to be seen as an art form for the disenfranchised, yet you'd never know it by reading the news, a Michigan State University sociologist argues in a new study.

Jan 12, 2015
3 / 5 (2) 1

Thanking customers can reap rewards

Companies rarely acknowledge customers who fill out those ubiquitous satisfaction surveys. But a sincere, well-timed "thank you" can reap huge rewards, finds first-of-its-kind research led by a Michigan State University marketing ...

Dec 29, 2014
4.8 / 5 (4) 2