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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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Michigan’s Homeless Children Perform Far Worse in School

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Joshua Cowen

More than 18,000 homeless students in Michigan perform far worse in school than peers who face other forms of disadvantage, according to research from a Michigan State University…

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Researchers Probe Structure of Human Calcium Receptor

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Gene expression pattern of the CASR gene.

Michigan State University was part of a team that’s providing new insights into the molecular basis of human diseases resulting from mutations in the calcium-sensing receptor, or CaSR,…

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Blacks at Higher Risk for Cognitive Impairment in Later Life

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Zhenmei Zhang, associate professor of sociology, poses in her office on Wednesday April 20, 2016.

Social and economic disadvantages play a significant role in why blacks face a much higher risk than whites of developing cognitive impairment later in life, indicates a national…

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A-Bomb Survivors Tell Stories of Love, Loss, Migration

Friday, May 27, 2016
A-bomb over Nagasaki 1945

Nearly 70 years after the United States bombed Japan in 1945, Michigan State University has acquired the world’s largest collection of interviews with bomb survivors living in North…

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Rocky Marriages Not Always Bad for Your Health

Friday, May 27, 2016
Cathy Hiu-Liu

For men, an unhappy marriage may actually slow the development of diabetes and promote successful treatment once they do get the disease, finds a national study led by…

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MSU Researcher Developing New Cancer-Fighting Drug

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Cancer cell image

Michigan State University professor and researcher André Bachmann is collaborating on cancer-fighting research that could change the way we treat the illness. Bachmann, professor of pediatrics and associate…

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AgBioResearch Announces Public Field Days

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Combine plowing soybean field

Members of the Michigan agriculture industry and others are invited to tour several of the Michigan State University (MSU) research facilities this summer during the annual field day…

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The Link Between Social Media, Alcohol Use

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Photo of laptop using Facebook along with a beer bottle

One of the undeniable powers of social media is its ability to influence people and their behaviors. This is especially true, a Michigan State University study finds, when…

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Timothy Busfield to Join MSU as Artist-in-Residence

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Photo of the College of Comm Arts building

Emmy-awarding actor Timothy Busfield will join Michigan State University as an artist-in-residence in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. In this new role, Busfield will co-teach courses…

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