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Do Women Need To ‘Man Up’ For Male-dominated Fields?

Michigan State University Women applying for a job in male-dominated fields should consider playing up their masculine qualities, indicates new research by Michigan State University scholars that’s part of a series of studies on bias in the...

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2014-08-07 23:10:28

Top research university in the United States chooses ESM Solutions for its eProcurement needs. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 ESM Solutions®, a leading provider of spend management solutions for the public sector and higher education space, was selected for a long-term eProcurement agreement by Michigan State University. ESM Solutions will implement its easyPurchase™ solution to provide the university with their new eProcurement process. With 49,300 students and more than...

2014-08-07 12:32:33

EAST LANSING, Mich., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan State University Libraries have selected the Summon(®) discovery service from ProQuest for implementation at the nation's pioneer land-grant university. The service launched at the beginning of this month with a number of activities planned to educate students and faculty about this new tool. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a The Summon service provides a single entry point into nearly all of a...

Discovery Of Gene May Make It Easier To Develop Life-saving Stem Cells
2014-07-21 03:53:38

Michigan State University Not unlike looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack, a team of Michigan State University researchers have found a gene that could be key to the development of stem cells – cells that can potentially save millions of lives by morphing into practically any cell in the body. The gene, known as ASF1A, was not discovered by the team. However, it is at least one of the genes responsible for the mechanism of cellular reprogramming, a phenomenon that can turn...

exercise for grades
2014-07-11 05:26:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online College students looking to improve their grades might be better served putting down the textbooks and getting a little exercise, researchers from the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology claim in a new study. According to kinesiology and epidemiology professor James Pivarnik and doctoral student Samantha Danbert, students that were also members of the MSU campus recreational sports and fitness centers during their...

2014-07-08 23:06:30

Steven P. Arnoczky, DVM, prominent sports medicine researcher from Michigan State University (MSU) was inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Hall of Fame at its Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on Friday, July 11th. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals in the sports medicine community who have contributed immensely and set themselves apart from others in the field. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Steven P. Arnoczky, DVM, prominent sports medicine...

2014-06-30 11:42:11

University at Buffalo Researchers suggest this may lead to pro-social behavior in the real world New evidence suggests heinous behavior played out in a virtual environment can lead to players’ increased sensitivity toward the moral codes they violated. That is the surprising finding of a study led by Matthew Grizzard, PhD, assistant professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Communication, and co-authored by researchers at Michigan State University and the University of...

2014-06-26 23:06:49

IceWarp’s Reliability and Easy List Management Prove to Be a Winning Formula for One of the Nation’s Top Universities Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Global messaging solutions provider IceWarp has announced that Michigan State University has begun using its messaging tools to assist with research projects at state, local, and national levels. The University’s Department of Entomology first sought out an on-premise email server that would allow it to rapidly create mailing...

2014-06-24 23:16:43

Michigan-Based Company Invests in Future Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas water treatment chemicals and engineering solutions, today announced that company executives attended a three-day executive development program at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. The program, titled Building Winning Teams: A Quest for Excellence, is designed for high-potential business professionals who lead...

Helping Farmers Around The World Fight Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Climate Change
2014-06-10 03:11:03

National Science Foundation Helping farmers around the globe apply more precise amounts of fertilizer nitrogen can combat climate change. That's the conclusion of a study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In the paper, researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) provide an improved prediction of nitrogen fertilizer's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural fields. The study uses data from around the world to...

2014-06-10 13:03:49

Michigan State University Helping farmers around the globe apply more-precise amounts of nitrogen-based fertilizer can help combat climate change. In a new study published in this week’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Michigan State University researchers provide an improved prediction of nitrogen fertilizer’s contribution to greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural fields. The study uses data from around the world to show that emissions of nitrous oxide, a...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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