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MSU Tackles the Mysteries of Protein Folding

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Heedeok Hong and graduate students

Proteins are the workhorses of life, mediating almost all biological events in every life form. Scientists know how proteins are structured, but folding – how they are built…

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Lead in Soil Plagues Flint’s Health

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Rick Sadler

For years, the city of Flint has been trying to fight another battle with lead…and it lies within the soil. A new study, involving a Michigan State University…

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What’s Holding Black Entrepreneurs Back?

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Steven Gold and Berkey Hall

Only 5 percent of blacks are self-employed, compared with 11 percent of whites, and black-owned companies tend to be smaller, have fewer employees and make less money than…

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Kramer Receives National Award for Photosynthesis Research

Thursday, March 31, 2016
David Kramer

David Kramer, MSU Hannah Distinguished Professor in photosynthesis and bioenergetics, is the recipient of the American Society of Plant Biologists 2016 Charles F. Kettering Award. This award was…

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Seeking the Origins of Gold in the Universe

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Witold Nazarewicz, a professor at the MSU-based Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Michigan State University researchers, working with colleagues from Technical University Darmstadt in Germany, are zeroing in on the answer to one of science’s most puzzling questions: Where did…

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New Superconducting Magnetic Memory Element Developed

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
(L to R): Physics and Astronomy Professor Norman Birge, graduate students Bethany Niedzielski and Joseph Glick, and Scientific Instrument Facilities Coordinator Reza Loloee, Ph.D., stand next to the high-vacuum sputtering system used in the project.

In a research project funded through the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) organization, several Michigan State University researchers, as well as scientists from Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation,…

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Autism Awareness Month: MSU Research Solutions

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Michigan State University has established the Institute for Research in Autism, Intellectual and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (RAIND) to bring together a wide variety of multidisciplinary initiatives already being pursued…

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Black Men with Black Names Live Longer

Monday, March 28, 2016

Black men with historically distinctive black names such as Elijah and Moses lived a year longer, on average, than other black men, according to new research examining 3…

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MSU Awarded $4.4 Mil. for Mali Food Security

Monday, March 28, 2016
woman in field of crops

Michigan State University has been awarded $4.4 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development in Mali to strengthen the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security…

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Widespread Sexual Harassment Persists in India

Monday, March 28, 2016
Mahesh Nalla

Sexual harassment remains a pervasive problem in India despite tougher laws enacted more than three years ago after a woman was gang raped on a bus and later…

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