Michigan State University

What makes creativity tick?

A team of researchers led by a Michigan State University neuroscientist has created a quick but reliable test that can measure a person's creativity from single spoken words.

Oct 30, 2013
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Studying the social side of carnivores

The part of the brain that makes humans and primates social creatures may play a similar role in carnivores, according to a growing body of research by a Michigan State University neuroscientist.

Oct 08, 2013
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Services lacking for young gay black men

Physical, sexual and emotional abuse among young gay black men is a pervasive problem, yet there remains a lack of social services and resources available to help them, a Michigan State University scholar argues in a new ...

Sep 18, 2013
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Studying dating abuse in the Internet age

Non-physical abuse by a dating partner such as threats, controlling behavior and harassing text messages can have a serious effect on a teenager's health and well-being, finds new research led by a Michigan ...

Sep 16, 2013
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Moving towards gene therapies for retinal atrophies

Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) provide the first phenotypic evidence a mutated gene causes one form of progressive retinal atrophy in papillon dogs. Progressive retinal atrophy is analogous to one of the leading ...

Sep 09, 2013
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Tide is turning in skin cancer battle

A decade ago there was little doctors could do to help a patient with advanced-stage melanoma. Now it seems each week yields important new discoveries about the deadly skin cancer.

Jul 16, 2013
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