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Why This IndyCar Driver Is Outpacing Diabetes

New Michigan State University research is the first to help a professional race car driver with diabetes improve his performance during competition, helping him capture two top-5 finishes at the Indianapolis 500.
25-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Scientists Turned a Flag Into a Loudspeaker

A paper-thin, flexible device created at Michigan State University not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well, nanotechnology researchers report in the May 16 edition of Nature Communications.
16-May-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Dark Side of Helping Coworkers

If you show up at work tired, you may want to focus strictly on your own tasks. New research suggests helping coworkers in the morning can lead to mental exhaustion and self-serving behavior in the afternoon that ultimately can create a toxic work...
10-May-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Public Skeptical of Research if Tied to a Company

When it comes to research warning us about the latest health risks or touting the latest cure, a new Michigan State University study indicates that many people won’t trust the findings when an industry partner, even with a good reputation, is...
8-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Climate Change, Tornadoes and Mobile Homes: A Dangerous Mix

Tornadoes and mobile homes don’t mix to begin with, but throw in the volatility of climate change and the potential for massive property damage and deaths is even higher in coming decades, indicates a new study by Michigan State University...
4-May-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fake News and Filters Aren’t Fooling Internet Users

Despite what some politicians argue, fake news and biased search algorithms aren’t swaying public opinion, finds a Michigan State University researcher.
3-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Link Between Brain Activity and Social Networks

The structure of the social network to which a person belongs could shape how their brain responds to social exclusion, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher.
2-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Ex-Convicts Should Approach a Job Interview

For the best chance of getting hired, former inmates should apologize for their criminal past to potential employers, indicates new research that comes amid the nationwide “ban-the-box” movement.
1-May-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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