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James Hancock, World-Renowned Blueberry Breeder


James Hancock, professor of horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and MSU AgBioResearch is an expert blueberry breeder. He has released four of the most…

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Molecule ‘Moves’ to Protect Against Too Much Sun

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A team led by Cheryl Kerfeld, the Hannah Distinguished Professor of Structural Bioengineering in the Michigan State University-DOE Plant Research Lab, has documented that one molecule within a photosynthesis-producing bacteria…

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Michigan’s Roads Replace Schools on Fix-It List

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

For the first time, Michigan residents say the condition of the state’s roads is a bigger problem than its education system, according to Michigan State University’s latest State…

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Is Michigan’s Economy Back?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Consumer confidence in Michigan is approaching record levels, begging the question: Has the state’s economy recovered? Yes … and no, said Charles Ballard, Michigan State University professor of…

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Who’s Choosing Schools of Choice in Michigan?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Students who participate in Michigan’s increasingly popular schools of choice program are more likely to be black, poor and academically weaker than their peers, indicates new research led…


Researchers Quantify Nature’s Role in Human Well-Being

Friday, July 24, 2015

A team of researchers from Michigan State University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences are advancing new modeling technology to quantify human dependence on nature, human well-being and…


TB Could Be Treated with Glaucoma Drug

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A new discovery by Michigan State University scientists suggests that a common medication used to treat glaucoma could also be used to treat tuberculosis, even the drug-resistant kind….