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Women’s Health Among Grand Rapids Research Center Goals

Dean Norman Beauchamp, Jr., welcomes Department Chair Richard Leach, MD, and researchers Asgi Fazleabas, PhD, Lee Anne Roman, PhD, and Karen Racicot, PhD, from the MSU College of…

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Thomas W. Hamann with solar panels

MSU’s Hamann Pursuing Cost-Efficient Solar Power Cells

Monday, June 26, 2017

Unless you have unlimited funds, finding solar power that is affordable and highly efficient is largely out of reach. A Michigan State University chemist is hoping to change…

New Snapshot of How Bacteria are Organized

Thursday, June 22, 2017

For the first time, scientists have visualized the fine details of bacterial microcompartment shells – the organisms’ submicroscopic nanoreactors, which are comprised completely of protein. The results, led…

flooded home in Saginaw Bay area 1986

1986 Saginaw Bay Flood Website Looks at Past, Future

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Extreme floods are a rare occurrence in Michigan, but when they hit, they can cause catastrophic impacts. Preparing for severe weather events is integral for the purposes of…

Chu-Hsiang "Daisy" Chang, associate professor of psychology

Link between Job Stress, Junk Food and Sleep

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Stress during the workday can lead to overeating and unhealthy food choices at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern. A good night’s sleep…

bee

MSU Researchers Study Ways to Enhance Pollinators’ Habitat

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A team of Michigan State University entomologists will use a new grant close to $1 million to study pollinators and to engage with key stakeholders in four regions…

Robert Last

MSU’s Last is President-Elect of National Plant Biologists Group

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Robert Last, an MSU Barnett Rosenberg Professor, has been elected president-elect of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB). Last, a professor in the MSU Departments of Biochemistry…