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Rare Isotope Facility Featured in MSU Report

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Michigan State University Facility for Rare Isotope Beams is one of 24 stories about research and creativity highlighted in the university’s 2014 President’s Report. FRIB is a…

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MSU Leads $4.7Mil. Project to Tackle Childhood Obesity

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015   Michigan State University researchers will lead a $4.7 million effort to tackle childhood obesity, one of the nation’s biggest health challenges,…

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Invasive Feral Chickens Provide Evolutionary Insights

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Michigan State University researcher Eben Gering has collaborated with a team in a study of the mysterious ancestry of the feral chicken population that has overrun the Hawaiian…

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MSU Entomologist Studies Insecticide at Molecular Level

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Edward A. (“Ned”) Walker, professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, is a medical entomologist who has dedicated his life to understanding and eradicating malaria and other mosquito-borne illnesses….

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Using Mosquitos to Stop Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

MSU researchers Zhiyong Xi, Ned Walker, and Ke Dong have made significant progress over the years developing new methods for fighting mosquito-borne illnesses. Because of their work, the medical community…

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MSU Launches Water Science Network

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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More and more, academic institutions are being asked to form and nurture transdisciplinary teams of researchers to address society’s greatest challenges. After creating the Center for Water Sciences…

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Making Retail Unit Pricing More Consumer-Friendly

Monday, March 23, 2015

Savvy shoppers will often look at the “per unit” price of an item to figure out if they are getting the best bang for their buck. Unfortunately the…

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MSU a Major Collaborator in New Gamma-Ray Observatory

Monday, March 23, 2015
HAWC Gamma Ray facility in Mexico

Michigan State University researchers are key players in a new observatory that will study high-energy gamma rays and cosmic rays coming from extreme sources in the universe, such…

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Student Awarded Nationally Competitive Research Assistant Fellowship

Monday, March 23, 2015
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A Michigan State University student interested in international affairs has been awarded a nationally competitive research assistant fellowship through the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program within the Carnegie Endowment…

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Electric Vehicles Emit Significantly Less Heat

Friday, March 20, 2015

Electric vehicles are cool, research shows. Literally. A study in this week’s Scientific Report by researchers at Michigan State University and in China add more fuel to the…

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