Robert Maleczka, Jr. earns seat on prestigious Chemical Sciences Roundtable
Robert Maleczka, Jr., MSU professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry in the College of Natural Science, was invited to join the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Chemical Sciences Roundtable .View story photos
Can mice really mirror humans when it comes to cancer?
A new MSU study is helping to answer a pressing question among scientists of just how close mice are to people when it comes to cancer.View story photos
$2.5M grant to help improve agricultural consumption of water, energy
Around the world, irrigated agriculture is the largest consumer of water and one of the largest users of energy.View story photos
Quantum leap: Novel computational approach launches new paradigm in electronic structure theory
A group of Michigan State University researchers specializing in quantum calculations has proposed a radically new computational approach to solving the complex many-particle Schrödinger equation, which holds the key to explaining the motion of electrons in atoms and molecules.View story photos
MSU ranked near top for engaged student voters
In 2017, more than 400 MSU students were registered using TurboVote. The number landed MSU in the top 15 of 104 colleges/universities that used the application to engage student voters. TurboVote is an online application built by Democracy Works, an organization which strives to bring voting into the 21st century by combining the democratic process with the convenience and power of the internet.View story photos
MSU to use $4.9M NSF grant for low-income students studying natural science
MSU is providing a life-changing opportunity to low-income community college students studying science and mathematics. The project will allow talented students to transfer to MSU’s College of Natural Science to complete their science bachelor’s degrees.View story photos
MSU showcases autonomous vehicle technology at 2018 NAIAS
As winter swirls around the 2018 North American International Auto Show, MSU researchers will be there to demonstrate advanced technology aiming to overcome even the most challenging driving conditions.
Atomic age began 75 years ago with the first controlled nuclear chain reaction
The quest to understand delayed neutron emission and nuclear fission continues in modern nuclear physics laboratories. The race today is not for building atomic bombs or even nuclear reactors; it’s for understanding of basic properties of nuclei through close collaboration between experiment and theory.
Ecologist to play role in large-scale seabird study
MSU quantitative ecologist Elise Zipkin will play a lead role in the model development of aerial seabird data for the Gulf of Mexico Marine Assessment Program for Protected Species. The study area spans the coast from the Texas-Mexico border down to the tip of Florida.View story photos
Business, IT students ready to help local companies
More than 20 teams of MSU undergraduate seniors are ready and waiting to help mid-Michigan businesses and nonprofits solve their digital problems.