Marijuana users weigh less, defying the munchies
New evidence from MSU suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don’t.View story photos
Todd Lucas: Taking on the 'ick' factor
Every year in the United States, colorectal cancer claims more lives than traffic accidents. Just like the use of seat belts to save lives, appropriate screening for colorectal cancer can also prevent needless loss of life from cancer. Why do so many of us fail to “buckle up” by getting screened for colorectal cancer as recommended?View story photos
I am a Spartan
Spartans exhibit an uncommon will to make a better world. Every day, we work to meet the biggest challenges. Find smarter answers. Change the game. Inspire future generations. See our stories.View story photos
Teens face health and safety risks exploring sex online
A researcher from MSU found that online sexual experiences can predict whether teens become victims of sexual assault later in life.
Food additive may influence how well flu vaccines work
MSU scientists have linked a common food preservative to an altered immune response that possibly hinders flu vaccines.View story photos
Final Four schools score research wins off the basketball court
March Madness is driven by college teams scoring on the basketball court, but the competing Final Four universities also have Cinderella stories, key plays and victories beyond the tournament. Each year, scientists from MSU, Auburn University, Texas Tech University and University of Virginia produce research and innovations that solve some of the world’s greatest problems.
Think female race car drivers aren’t fit enough? Think again
A new MSU study, published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, now has proof that women drivers, even with 10 years less experience, react and respond just as well as their male counterparts on the race track.View story photos
Finding new treatments for children with rare illnesses
André Bachmann is creating treatments for children with rare medical conditions that many large pharmaceutical companies won’t develop due to high costs and low returns.View story photos
MSU teams with state and federal efforts to combat opioid abuse
As opioids increasingly impact the health and welfare of local communities, MSU is joining state and federal efforts to combat the growing national epidemic.
Working to employ young adults with autism
When Anthony Capriglione was at MSU he had a difficult time adjusting to the new environment, working in groups and communicating with peers and teachers due to autism spectrum disorder. Consequently, he believed finding and holding a job in his major, computer science, would be very challenging. Then he met Connie Sung.View story photos