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A new synthetic nanofactory inspired by nature

Bacteria across our planet contain nanometer-sized factories that do many different things. Some make nutrients, others isolate toxic materials that could harm the bacteria....
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Think female race car drivers aren’t fit enough? Think again

In the world of racing, the debate on whether women are as fit as men behind the wheel can often become heated. Just last...
MSU engineers developed and patented a sign language translator technology that – unlike prior mechanisms – is non-invasive and as portable as a tube of Chapstick.

New Sign Language Translator breaks through sign language barriers

Engineers from Michigan State University have recently devised a sign language translator to provide a ubiquitous solution to sign language translation. Unlike previous translator...
Excessive social media usage is comparable to drug addiction

Excessive social media usage is comparable to drug addiction

Two and a half billion people around the world regularly use social networking sites (SNSs), such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and this number...
Your parent's memories may have long term health effects

Your parent’s memories may have long term health effects

Perceptions of early caregiving experiences are hypothesized to be influential across the lifespan. Happy or sad, right or wrong, your perceptions of your parents directly...
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Is there an end to the periodic table? MSU professor explores its limits

In a recent study, on the occasion of 150th anniversary of the formulation of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements looms, a Michigan State University professor...
Streams can be sensors

Streams can be sensors

Researchers at Michigan State University have demonstrated that streams can be key wellbeing pointers of a locale's scene, however, the way they're being observed...
"These findings challenge the widely held assumption that sex brings uniform health benefits to everyone," said Hui Liu, Michigan State University sociologist. Credit: Michigan State University

Is Sex in later years Good for Your Health?

People who have sex have higher levels of what defends your body against germs, viruses, and other intruders. It brings some uniform health benefits...