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It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood ... or is it?

Contrary to what many would think, characteristics of your neighborhood have little to do with how satisfied you are with it, Michigan State University research found.
29-Jun-2020 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Protecting yourself from the latest internet sex crime

Researchers from Michigan State University released a study on “sextortion” – a lesser-known internet crime that poses a threat to adults and minors – that sheds light on the importance of protecting the public from online criminals.
21-Apr-2020 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovating the peer-review research process

A team of scientists led by a Michigan State University astronomer has found that a new process of evaluating proposed scientific research projects is as effective – if not more so – than the traditional peer-review method. Normally, when a...
16-Apr-2020 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Potential COVID-19 test delivers results in less than 10 minutes

EAST LANSING, Mich. – As COVID-19 cases spike, the need for faster, more accessible testing is clear. Due to limited availability, many patients with symptoms — and their physicians — are left wondering whether they have the virus. Even when...
13-Apr-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New process to identify existing drugs for potential COVID-19 treatments

EAST LANSING, Mich. – In late January, as the world watched the growing COVID-19 epidemic with increasing unease, a Michigan State University laboratory, which specializes in the use of artificial intelligence and big data to discover therapeutics...
13-Apr-2020 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma website for providers, patients launched

Treatment of COVID-19 is urgent. As part of the next step to advance the use of convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19 infection, the National Convalescent Plasma Project has launched a website for health care providers, patients who have...
2-Apr-2020 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Four things school districts need to know before moving learning online

As the number of cases of COVID-19 multiplies and the duration of school closures increases, school districts are struggling with the feasibility of providing students with online learning opportunities. A new report from Michigan State...
27-Mar-2020 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Feeling obligated can impact relationships during social distancing

In a time where many are practicing social distancing from the outside world, people are relying on their immediate social circles more than usual. Does a sense of obligation -- from checking on parents to running an errand for an elderly neighbor...
19-Mar-2020 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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