Michigan State University

Looking beyond the breeding grounds

Every winter, trees on high mountains in a small area northwest of Mexico City turn orange. Close inspection reveals branches filled with brilliantly colorful monarch butterflies, rather than fiery leaves, as the eastern ...

dateMay 17, 2017 in Ecology
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How scientists turned a flag into a loudspeaker

A paper-thin, flexible device created at Michigan State University not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well, nanotechnology researchers report in the May 16 edition ...

dateMay 16, 2017 in Nanophysics
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The dark side of helping coworkers

If you show up at work tired, you may want to focus strictly on your own tasks. New research suggests helping coworkers in the morning can lead to mental exhaustion and self-serving behavior in the afternoon that ultimately ...

dateMay 10, 2017 in Social Sciences
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