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Shocking Secrets: Electric Eels Provide Clues for Practical Applications

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Electric Eel

For the first time, the genome of the electric eel has been sequenced. This discovery has revealed the secret of how fishes with electric organs have evolved six…

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Engineering Approach Offers Hope for Windpipe Swelling

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Professor Thomas Pence and Visiting Researcher Kun Gou in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University are using complex mathematical models to study how the human trachea…

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Connecting Chemistry, Mechanics for Better Batteries

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

At the Materials Simulation for Clean Energy (MSCE) Lab, Yue Qi and her group develop multi-scale simulation methods to design materials, atom by atom. Qi, associate professor of…

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Strider-Like Water Sensor to Detect Water Contaminants

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

To help clean up an oil spill or any other kind of environmental disaster, sometimes humans can learn a thing or two from nature. A team of researchers…

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Nursing Professor Furthers Childhood Obesity Research Thanks to NIH Grant

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Mildred Horodynski, a professor in the College of Nursing, is continuing to expand her research efforts focused on healthy infant feeding and childhood obesity thanks to a more…

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A Mobile App to Prevent Dairy Disease

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Dairy cows feeding in barn

Researchers to bring the latest latest research into the heart of dairy production with mobile technology. A Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine researcher will lead a…

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On the Genetic Architecture of Intelligence and other Quantitative Traits – Stephen Hsu

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Dr. Hsu’s talk at the University of Chicago Conference on Genetics and Behavior Presentation Slides

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Mouse Models Can Mimic Human Breast Cancer

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Eran Andrechek

Scientists have routinely used mice to replicate aspects of human breast cancer in an effort to find a cure to the most common type of cancer among women….

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Finding a Genetic Solution for Chicken Disease

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

To meet the growing demands of consumers, new poultry breeding programs have greatly increased production of chicken, which is now the most popular meat consumed in the U.S. However, with high-density…

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