Science & Technology
Jeffrey Schenker named American Mathematical Society fellow
A model ecosystem fish story
MSU Bioeconomy Institute offers hands-on lab internships
Insects and climate hurt plant life
Starkweather remembered for inspiring inventors and revolutionizing printing
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MSU’s Jeffrey Schenker named American Mathematical Society fellow
Jeffrey Schenker, professor of mathematics in MSU’s College of Natural Science, was named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2020 for his research into mathematical physics and disorder effects in quantum systems and broader impacts of random motion.View story photos
A model ecosystem fish story
MSU researchers have demonstrated that anglers can produce accurate and complex environmental models similar to those of trained scientists.View story photos
MSU Bioeconomy Institute offering summer internships for battery research and development
The Organic Energy Storage Lab, located in Holland, MI and led by Tom Guarr, offers a paid summer program that involves undergraduate students in relevant, real-world research.View story photos
Insect bites and warmer climate means double-trouble for plants
MSU scientists have released a new study showing that infested tomato plants, in their efforts to fight off caterpillars, don’t adapt well to rising temperatures. This double-edged sword worsens their productivity.View story videos
Gary Starkweather: Perseverance, 'laser' vision lead to printer innovation
It was this keen interest that ultimately led Starkweather to invent the laser printer, which revolutionized the commercial printing industry and transformed workplace and home offices.View story photos
Taming electrons with bacteria parts
Electrons are tough to pin down in biology. Learning how to harness electrons is no fool’s errand, though. When electrons move, they are the electricity that powers life.
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.