Are bigger brains better?
When it comes to certain parts of the brain, bigger doesn’t necessarily equate to better memory.
Science Gallery Detroit announces open call for third annual exhibition
MSU’s Science Gallery Detroit, the first and only North American location of the global Science Gallery Network, is requesting submissions for its third annual exhibition, Future Present: Design in a Time of Urgency.
Creating wonder: Book offers new vision for learning science
Students in the U.S. and Finland participating in a new project-based learning model are not only learning more, but becoming more engaged in class, research from Michigan State University shows.View story photos
New study may lead to fewer hysterectomies in women with uterine fibroid tumors
Uterine fibroid tumors are the leading cause of hysterectomies in the U.S., yet little is known about what causes them. A new study, however, has taken researchers one step closer to understanding how these tumors develop and grow.
Professor named ITE Fellow for contributions to improving mobility safety
MSU Foundation professor Peter Savolainen has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, or ITE, for his ongoing contributions and leadership in improving mobility and transportation safety around the world.View story photos
MSU research leads to contract for North America’s first commercial hydrogen-powered train
Research from Michigan State University’s Center for Railway Research and Education, or CRRE, contributed to a decision to order the first commercial hydrogen-powered train for use in North America.View story photos
MSU social scientist uncovers patterns of opioid misuse
Psychology professor Kaston Anderson-Carpenter, a behavioral and social scientist at MSU, is uncovering an alarming pattern of prescription opioid misuse among certain groups of underrepresented veterans.View story photos
$2M in grants to develop computing-integrated teaching for K-12
MSU scholars will help more teachers integrate computational thinking lessons into classrooms, thanks to more than $2 million in research funding.View story photos
MSU offers new and improved athletic training program
Students aspiring to become athletic trainers will be better prepared for their careers through a new master’s degree program launching at MSU in 2020.
MSU researcher awarded Accelerator Stewardship from U.S. Department of Energy
A researcher at Michigan State University has received a prestigious Accelerator Stewardship Award from the Office of High Energy Physics at the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, to advance use-inspired basic research in accelerator science and technology.View story photos