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Less than one year after Michigan State University added a commercial-sized anaerobic digester to its campus sustainability arsenal, the magic of bioengineering has transformed thousands of tons of organic waste from MSU and the greater Lansing area into biogas that has generated more than 1.7 million kWh of electricity.
  • Krista Greenwood, a former student who now works for Dow Chemical, pulls cell stocks out of liquid nitrogen as part of an experiment in John LaPres’ lab. Photo: Kurt Stepnitz, MSU CABS.
    The Michigan State University (MSU) Center for Integrative Toxicology is directing a $14.1 million initiative to better understand how environmental contaminants called dioxins affect human health and to find new ways of removing them from the environment.
  • The Michigan State University Innovation Center recently showcased some of the new ideas developed over the 2013-14 academic year, and honored three faculty members responsible for highly successful emerging technologies.
  • Russell E. Johnson, assistant professor of management in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University
    Managers who carefully monitor the fairness of workplace decisions make their employees happier and, ultimately, their companies more productive. But they may be wearing down their own emotional and mental resilience, according to new research by a Michigan State University business management professor.

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