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Victims of domestic violence often stuck with financial debt

New research from Michigan State University uncovers the troubling financial situation women face due to “coerced debt” their partners place in their names, jeopardizing their chances of starting over and building a life of their own.
11-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Could Marriage Stave Off Dementia?

Dementia and marital status could be linked, according to a new Michigan State University study that found married people are less likely to experience dementia as they age. On the other hand, divorcees are about twice as likely as married people to...
28-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

$3.3M NIH grant to support health in Detroit

Faculty from Michigan State University received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for an experiment to improve the health of Detroit’s residents by cultivating green spaces in the city.
27-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Teens feel pressured to get pregnant

Female adolescents are experiencing relationship abuse at alarming rates, according to a new Michigan State University study that specifically researched reproductive coercion - a form of abuse in which a woman is pressured to become pregnant...
12-Aug-2019 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene mutation combo linked to common cancer in women

Michigan State University researchers, in collaboration with the Van Andel Institute, have identified a combination of two gene mutations that is linked to endometrial cancer.
7-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Conservation or construction? Deciding waterbird hotspots

MSU scientists show that conservation and construction decisions should rely on multiple approaches to determine waterbird “hotspots,” not just on one analysis method as is often done.
30-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

MSU receives $2.5M for less commonly taught languages

Michigan State University was awarded a four-year, $2.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support further development in the research and teaching of less commonly taught languages, with an emphasis on Indigenous languages. This...
29-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The truth behind racial disparities in fatal police shootings

Contrary to what many think, a comprehensive and sweeping review of all fatal police shootings across the nation reveals
18-Jul-2019 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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