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Keeping guns away from potential mass shooters

The United States currently averages 20 mass shootings per year. Researchers from Michigan State University measured the extent to which mass shootings are committed by domestic violence perpetrators, suggesting how firearm restrictions may prevent...
23-Jan-2020 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Organized cybercrime – not your average mafia

Research from Michigan State University is one of the first to identify common attributes of cybercrime networks, revealing how these groups function and work together to cause an estimated $445-600 billion of harm globally per year.
16-Jan-2020 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Are bigger brains better?

When it comes to certain parts of the brain, bigger doesn’t necessarily equate to better memory. According to a new study led by Michigan State University, a larger hippocampus, a curved, seahorse-shaped structure embedded deep in the brain, does...
16-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

How MSU helped reduce high-risk drinking among students

A university-wide social norms marketing campaign has reduced high-risk drinking and adverse outcomes of drinking, according to a new study from Michigan State University in the Journal of American College Health. MSU's social norms campaign was...
2-Jan-2020 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

How vulnerable is your car to cyberattacks?

New research from Michigan State University is the first to apply criminal justice theory to smart vehicles, revealing cracks in the current system leading to potential cyber risks.
17-Dec-2019 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Here’s What Police Know About Digital Evidence

Researchers from Michigan State Unviersity are among the first to measure how well law enforcement officers can identify and use digital evidence.
12-Dec-2019 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Me, me, me! How narcissism changes throughout life

New research from Michigan State University conducted the longest study on narcissism to date, revealing how it changes over time.
9-Dec-2019 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Animated Videos Advance Adoption of Agriculture Techniques

In remote areas with low literacy rates, showing animated videos in the local language demonstrating agricultural techniques results in high retention and adoption rates of those techniques, found researchers from Michigan State University.
6-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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