Spore formation model could help advance medicine
MSU scientists have produced experimental and modeling results that shed light on how a particular type of enzyme functions during spore formation, potentially advancing human health and disease research.
Jiayu Zhou to use NSF CAREER Award to enable computers to perform lifelong learning in big data
Jiayu Zhou of the MSU College of Engineering is the newest Spartan Engineer to be awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award.View story photos
Studying why Cambodian rice growers adopt modern technologies
With aid from BHEARD, Socheat Keo, a Cambodian scholar, started his doctoral studies at MSU in January 2014, seeking a Ph.D. in the Department of Community Sustainability.
Michigan VEX Robotics State Championships coming to MSU Feb. 25
Around 500 of Michigan’s youngest robotic masters are coming to MSU in East Lansing for the Michigan VEX Robotics State Championships Feb. 25.
MSU professors elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology
George Garrity and Beronda Montgomery, MSU professors of the College of Natural Science, were elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology for their excellence, originality and leadership in the microbiological sciences.View story photos
Spartan Engineering celebrates the contributions of science and engineering Feb. 18-25
In honor of National Engineers Week, MSU will celebrate the contributions of engineering by providing students with dynamic career networking opportunities, while introducing young people to the potential of engineering as a career.View story photos
Teaching machines to teach themselves
Are you tired of telling machines what to do and what not to do? It’s a large part of regular people’s days – operating dishwashers, smartphones and cars. It’s an even bigger part of life for researchers working on artificial intelligence and machine learning.
MSU uses $3M NASA grant to find better ways to regulate dams
MSU researchers, equipped with $3 million from NASA, will investigate innovative methods to improve dams so that they are less harmful to people and the environment.View story photos
Oganesson - noble but not a gas
Scientists at MSU and Massey University have calculated the structure of oganesson, a relatively new element which has proved elusive to study.View story photos
Future teachers become agents of change
The winners of an MSU student competition on the human impacts on the environment were honored at an awards ceremony on Jan. 26 in the Center for Integrative Studies in General Science.View story photos