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Affordable Water in the US: A Burgeoning Crisis

If water rates continue rising at projected amounts, the number of U.S. households unable to afford water could triple in five years, to nearly 36 percent, finds new research by a Michigan State University scholar.
11-Jan-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Stock Market Fails to Predict Product Performance

Contrary to what many in the business world believe, investors cannot reliably predict how a new product will perform, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University marketing expert.
11-Jan-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Best States for Lovers

Is Virginia really for lovers? Other states may have something to say about that. In the first nationwide study of positive relationships, a Michigan State University researcher found that Mississippi, Utah and Wisconsin were actually the top states...
10-Jan-2017 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mothers’ Lack of Legal Knowledge Linked to Juvenile Re-Offending

Youth who commit crimes for the first time are more likely to re-offend if their mothers don’t participate in their legal process. Unfortunately, mothers are widely unfamiliar with the juvenile justice system – and those who know the least about...
5-Jan-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Promising New Drug Stops Spread of Melanoma by 90 Percent

Michigan State University researchers have discovered that a chemical compound, and potential new drug, reduces the spread of melanoma cells by up to 90 percent. The man-made, small-molecule drug compound goes after a gene’s ability to produce RNA...
4-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy Fights TB

A centuries-old herbal medicine, discovered by Chinese scientists and used to effectively treat malaria, has been found to potentially aid in the treatment of tuberculosis and may slow the evolution of drug resistance.
16-Dec-2016 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Internet Use in Class Tied to Lower Test Scores

Warning: Surfing the internet in class is now linked to poorer test scores, even among the most intelligent and motivated of students.
15-Dec-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Are Death Row Cases Plagued with Racial Bias?

Defendants charged with murder in North Carolina from 1990 to 2009 were more than twice as likely to receive the death penalty if the victims were white, Michigan State University researchers have found.
13-Dec-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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#MSU Expert Can Discuss PISA Global Test Results on Reading, Math, Science

6-Dec-2016 12:00 AM EST

How Will Voucher-Advocate Betsy DeVos Affect U.S. Education?

23-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST

Season's Eatings - Do holiday temptations trigger eating disorders?

17-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST

Germany Issues Warning to Donald Trump: Behave

10-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST

The Post-Election Global Marketplace Will Stabilize Soon

9-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

New Book Reveals That Food Monopolies Are Everywhere


Food monopolies are everywhere – and they’re growing. A new book by a Michigan State University professor dissects the troubling trend and shows how it’s happening on all levels of the food chain.
15-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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