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Public debate could be key to strong economy

As it turns out, people who speak their minds loudly and often could be responsible for economic prosperity. That’s according to a new study by Michigan State University economist Siddharth […]

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Jaundice-treating blanket newest MSU startup

A new medical device that will improve the way infants with jaundice are treated is one step closer to market, thanks to a partnership between a new Michigan State University […]

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Worldwide, the nitrogen cycle is off

When exposed to nitrogen fertilizer over a period of years, nitrogen-fixing bacteria called rhizobia evolve to become less beneficial to legumes – the plants they normally serve. These findings, reported […]

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Workplace negativity can hurt productivity

Employees who point out problems in the office may help the company improve, but could be hurting themselves in the process. Such negative-minded workers are more likely to become mentally […]

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Do cops need college?

A new study suggests college-educated cops are dissatisfied with the job, have negative views of their supervisors and don’t necessarily favor community policing, a strategy aimed partly at reducing the […]