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MSU’s Jain, Narayan Honored as Innovators

Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Anil Jain and Ramani Narayan

Two Michigan State University researchers have earned a national honor for being leaders of innovation and invention. Anil Jain, a University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering,…

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MSU’s Phillips Studies Literary Reading as ‘Brain’ Exercise

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Michigan State University’s Natalie Phillips, assistant professor of English, is a leading figure in the emerging field of literary neuroscience. Phillips specializes in 18th-century literature, the history of…

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MSU’s DellaPenna Aims to Improve Plants at the Genetic Level

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Dean DellaPenna discusses his world renowned plant research focused on increasing the productivity and nutritional value of plants for human health. DellaPenna, recently…

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MSU Animal Ag Scientists Awarded $600k for Research

Monday, December 28, 2015
cows

Fifteen Michigan State University (MSU) researchers and Extension specialists have received more than $600,000 in grants to be used to help advance the state’s animal agriculture industry. The…

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Opioid Dependency Peaks Among Younger Age Group

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Maria Parker

A Michigan State University study shows that 14- and 15-year-olds are at a higher risk of becoming dependent on prescription drugs within a 12-month period after using them…

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Decline of Wild Bees Threatens U.S. Crops

Monday, December 21, 2015

The first national study to map U.S. wild bees suggests they’re disappearing in many of the country’s most-important farmlands. If losses of these crucial pollinators continue, the new…

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Meeting Future Demands for Food and Energy

Friday, December 18, 2015

University Distinguished Professor Mike Thomashow, MSU-DOE Plant Research Lab, and Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences and Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, presents to the MSU Board…

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Learning from the Past: What Yesterday’s Media Can Tell Us About the Times

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Newspaper headlines

If you want to get a real feel for what was happening during a certain period in history, how people really felt about the issues of the day,…

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Faculty Posting in Women’s and Infant Health–Precision Medicine

Thursday, December 17, 2015
MSU Global Impact Initiative Logo

As part of the Global Impact Initiative, Michigan State University and the College of Human Medicine are making a significant investment to advance Women’s and Infant Health Precision…

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The Birds of ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Turtle Dove

Ever wondered about all the birds mentioned in the holiday standard, “The Twelve Days of Christmas?” Michigan State University’s Pamela Rasmussen, integrative biologist and coordinator of MSU’s global bird…

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