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Do You Trust Politicians? Depends on How You Define Trust

There’s more to trust than credence and faith, especially as it comes to politics. Research from Michigan State University and North Carolina State University presents new evidence to suggest that there are more layers to political trust than the...
8-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Why a smell test could become part of a regular doctor visit

A new Michigan State University study suggests that older adults with poor sense of smell may see an almost 50% increase in their risk of dying within 10 years – surprisingly in healthier individuals.
30-Apr-2019 2:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Battling combat veterans' true enemy: the specter of suicide

It's s a startling statistic: At least 20 veterans take their own lives every day. There's a suicide epidemic among veterans, and mental health professionals aren't equipped to handle it, argue Michigan State University social workers and veterans....
26-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tomato, Tomat-oh! Understanding evolution to reduce pesticide use

Michigan State University researchers believe pesticide use could be reduced by taking cues from wild plants. The team recently identified an evolutionary function in wild tomato plants that could be used by modern plant breeders to create...
22-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Marijuana users weigh less, defying the munchies

New evidence from Michigan State University suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don’t. The findings, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, are contrary to the belief that...
19-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Weapons Trade Reveals a Darker Side to Dark Web

Debates over gun regulations make headlines across the world, but there’s an underground operation for weapons that has drawn very little attention – until now. Researchers from Michigan State University crept into the dark web to investigate...
19-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Solving the mystery of fertilizer loss from Midwest cropland

Farmers can’t predict their annual corn harvest with certainty, but with the help of new research from Michigan State University, they can now pinpoint specific parts of their fields that consistently produce either good or bad yields. Not only...
15-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

More Michigan students taking, passing advanced math

Michigan high school students are going above and beyond the required math curriculum, likely an effect of the state's graduation requirements, finds new research from Michigan State University. The Michigan Merit Curriculum, which went into effect...
11-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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