Swarming offers clues on
how intelligence evolved
Lake sturgeon keep spawning options open
A lake sturgeon can live to be 150 years old. And that’s a good thing, because when it comes to making baby sturgeon, well, they aren’t very successful.View story photos
How do you feed 9 billion people?
An international team of scientists has developed crop models to better forecast food production to feed a growing population – projected to reach 9 billion by mid-century – in the face of climate change.
College of Natural Science: Undergrad research
The College of Natural Science offers opportunities to be involved with research as soon as freshmen get to campus, something students might not find elsewhere.View story photosView story videos
Brains and genes take top spots in undergrad research
With research in neuroscience and biology, two MSU seniors were named the grand prize winners of the annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum, which was held April 12.View story photos
Brain matters at MSU
Comprehending the amazingly complex organ that is the human brain is, well, mind-boggling.View story photos
Swarming offers clues on how intelligence evolved
Many animals – from locusts to fish – live in groups and swarm, but scientists aren’t sure why or how this behavior evolved.
Going wild could improve winged workforce
Every spring in the United States, bees pollinate crops valued at about $14 billion. An MSU professor and a team of scientists are using a five-year, $8.6 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to keep this winged workforce operating efficiently.View story photosView story videos
MSU-led team deciphers famous moon-landing quote
A team of researchers led by an MSU professor has taken a second listen to Neil Armstrong’s famous moon-landing quote and may have provided evidence that he did indeed say the word “a” as part of that famous saying.View story photosView story videos
Using science to address farm pollution
Half of the nitrogen-based fertilizer used on U.S. crops seeps into the environment, prompting an interdisciplinary team of MSU scientists to investigate ways to curb pollution.View story photos
MSU, MIT join forces to develop game to teach physics
MSU and MIT have joined forces to develop “OpenRelativity,” a tool designed to allow game developers and educators to play with and demonstrate the visual effects of special relativity.View story photos