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MSU professor named Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers
Karim Chatti of MSU has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, or ASCE, the country’s oldest national engineering society.View story photos
Periodic Table still influencing today’s research
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the periodic table, and the principles that drove Dmitri Mendeleev to construct his table are still influencing today’s research advances.View story photos
How does the Amazon rainforest cope with drought?
The Amazon rainforest isn’t necessarily a place that many would associate with a drought, yet prolonged dry spells are projected to become more prevalent and severe because of climate change. The question at hand is how these droughts are going to affect the rainforest, as it has a large influence on global climate and future warming.
Facebook is changing the advertising rulebook
Facebook – the social network that started in a Harvard dorm room 15 years ago – has evolved into a media and advertising giant. It’s helped create a new age of precise consumer insights.
STEM students nominated for national scholarships
MSU has nominated four outstanding undergraduate STEM students for the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.View story photos
New insights into plant cell organelle and molecule movement
MSU scientists have identified TGNap1, a new protein that they found at a poorly understood plant cell organelle, the Trans-Golgi Network, or TGN.
3 ways that big data reveals what you really like to watch, read and listen to
MSU data and analytics expert Anjana Susarla discusses how big data knows your personal preferences and patterns - from what you watch to what you listen to - and uses that knowledge to predict human behavior.
MSU research expenditure rankings improve
MSU’s research continues an upward growth trajectory, according to the latest National Science Foundation HERD survey.
Data privacy rules in the EU may leave the US behind
France made headlines on Jan. 21 for fining Google $57 million – the first fine to be issued for violations of the European Union’s newly implemented General Data Protection Regulations. GDPR, as it’s called, is meant to ensure consumers’ personal information is appropriatel
Putting understudied terrorists under a microscope
According to MSU research, the terror attacks we don't often see on the news – cyberattacks by far-left extremists – are causing more widespread destruction than we know.View story photos