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MSU to Lead Multi-University Language Learning Effort

Friday, July 29, 2016
Susan Gass

Michigan State University will use a three-year $1.2 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to lead a multi-university research project to improve the teaching of less…

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Adolescent Exposure to Drugs, Alcohol Fuels Use in Adulthood

Friday, July 29, 2016
Cliff Broman

Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to drink and do drugs in their early and late 20s. That’s according…

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Need for Public Safety Consolidation Depends on the Community

Friday, July 29, 2016
Jeremy Wilson

In the first comprehensive work of its kind, a Michigan State University criminologist has completed a study on the implementation and outcomes of public safety consolidation – the…

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Exploring the Potential Behind Plants’ Defenses

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Michigan State University researcher Brad Day is working to create tools and technologies that will feed the world’s growing population by unlocking the secrets of plants to learn…

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Finding Ways to End Fatty Acid Deficiency in Developing Countries

Thursday, July 28, 2016
woman measuring height of small child

An expert on human nutrition at Michigan State University (MSU), Jenifer Fenton knows the harsh consequences of malnutrition. Some of her ongoing work is in Africa, a continent…

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Technology to ‘Read’ Faces, Fingerprints, Voices

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Michigan State University researcher Anil Jain and his team are using biometrics to create a world that’s smarter, safer, and more secure. They’re developing and refining technology that…

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Staying Ahead of Evolving Pathogens

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Michigan State University researcher Shannon Manning and her team are working to protect people with new vaccines and treatments by investigating how pathogens that cause infectious diseases evolve…

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Engineering Bacteria to Create Biofuels, Green Energy

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Michigan State University researcher Cheryl Kerfeld and her team are working to make it possible to power the world in a healthy, sustainable way by applying engineering approaches…

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Studying Men’s Health in Flint, Mich.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Michigan State University researcher Woody Neighbors is working to change the way black men in America approach health problems. Shifting his research focus from data descriptions to solutions,…

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Research, Field Training Key to Sustaining World’s Cowpeas

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Barry Pittendrigh

Michigan State University researchers are working to find a disease- and pest-resistant variety of cowpeas that could transform the operations of cowpea farmers worldwide and affect millions of…

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