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At MSU, a team of researchers has developed software that allows students to watch as evolution actually takes place. Known as Avida-ED, the technology is already used in university and high school classrooms around the country, teaching students evolutionary concepts.
The Department of Theatre will introduce the next class of theater majors, minors and transfers in the Eighth Annual Freshman Showcase, which performs in the Studio 60 Theatre from Nov. 6-9.
Soon, many will turn back the hands of time as part of the twice-annual ritual of daylight saving time. That means remembering to change the alarm clock next to the bed, which will mean an extra hour of sleep before getting up in the morning.
When most animals begin life, cells immediately begin accepting assignments to become a head, tail or a vital organ. However, mammals, including humans, are special. The cells of mammalian embryos get to make a different first choice - to become the protective placenta or to commit to forming the baby.
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Oct. 15 marked the second annual Rock, Walk N' Roll event, presented by MSU Moves. The event, consisting of a mile loop along the Red Cedar, was held midday, to encourage MSU employees and students to take a break and "get moving" during their busy day of work and classes.
"The most important thing to remember about turtles is not that they can live long lives - it's that they must live very long lives!"
I'm not going to lie-I love getting gifts. There's something great about opening a present that makes me feel special. For me, that special feeling continues every time I use whatever gift I've received. I always think of the person who gave it to me and it puts a smile on my face. The wrapping might get thrown away, but the special feelings remain.
I'm lucky. I've gotten some pretty good gifts in my life. Christmas and birthdays during my childhood always included great presents. I remember my first bike, dolls, a video game system, a gray jumpsuit and a cookbook of my grandma's and mom's recipes.
I've received countless homemade gifts from my daughter when she was little and an incredible CD of her singing now that she's grown. My husband surprised me with a special painting from an artist who meant a lot to us early in our marriage. Those early gifts gave me years of pleasure and I'm still using my recipe book, listening to my CD and gazing at my painting-truly gifts that keep on giving.
As bodies decompose, their types and numbers of bugs and bacteria change. Deciphering the clues they provide could mean the difference between a closed case and an unsolved murder.
The world is in a global health crisis. What is this crisis you ask? Health issues such as obesity and other associated metabolic diseases including diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disorders are plaguing our populations and draining our already scarce health care resources.
Rachel Holtzman is a doctoral student in human medicine studying under Joseph Carlson in the College of Human Medicine. She is part of the Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved Program and works with undergraduate researchers in the Spartners for Heart Health lab.
Students walk along the colorful fall path behind Owen and McDonel halls. Photo by Lisa S. Mulcrone
The No. 12 MSU men's soccer team will face defending national champion No. 5 Notre Dame at 7 p.m Oct. 29 in South Bend.
MSU junior cornerback Trae Waynes has been named one of 15 semifinalists for the Jim Thorpe Award, presented annually since 1986 to the nation's top defensive back by the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
MSU senior libero Kori Moster (Cincinnati, Ohio) is among the ten NCAA(R) women's volleyball student-athletes who were announced as finalists for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award(R) in collegiate volleyball.
MSU is among the top 100 universities in the world, according to a new set of rankings out today from U.S. News and World Report.
Calling all zombies and zombie lovers! On Oct. 30, MSU Moves U has just the event for you.
The MSU debate team finished in the final four of the Harvard University tournament this week.
Financial experts do not make higher returns on their own investments than untrained investors, according to research by an MSU business scholar.
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