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May 23 & 24: Precision in Macromolecular Synthesis

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Department of Chemistry May 23 & 24 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm, request registration by May 11

MSU St. Andrews is pleased to host the Turner J. Alfrey visiting professorship series on May 23 and 24 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm each day. Johnson will provide…

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Digital Agriculture: Enhancing Sustainability of Agricultural Systems

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Bruno Basso, MSU Foundation Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, explains the importance of precision agriculture, and how digital mapping can help increase sustainability in crop production….

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Digital Scholarship Lab First of Its Kind in U.S.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Designed for multi-disciplinary use, Michigan State University’s Digital Scholarship Lab is the first in the United States to have an Igloo Vision visualization cylinder, which provides a shared experience in…

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Study Pinpoints Areas of Flint that Need Better Food

Monday, February 26, 2018
Rick Sadler

A Michigan State University researcher has pinpointed areas in Flint, Mich., that have unequal access to healthy, affordable food, and he plans to use the information to improve…

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Perceptions of Old Age Change As We Age

Monday, February 26, 2018
William Chopik

Does life really begin at 40? Is 50 the new 30? For people in these age groups, the answer appears to be yes. But for young adults in…

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March 21: Basic 3D Printing Workshop for K-12 Teachers

Friday, February 23, 2018
Bright green 3D printed item

Wed., Mar. 21 – 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1910 W. St. Andrews Road, Midland, Mich. (MAP) Cost: complimentary including lunch Give your students the advantages of 21st century visual aids…

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Developing New Cropping Systems to Help Michigan Vegetables Survive Extreme Weather

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Brainhard with carrots

Michigan vegetable producers are facing an increased incidence of extreme weather events — such as drought, heat and heavy rainfall — that place extreme stress on crops. New…

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Water-Dwelling Bacteria Tracks Light to Control Its Energy, Food

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Banner image of Cyanobacterial bloom near fiji by NASA, Public Domain; Refraction_triangular prism by Siyavula Education, CC BY 2.0.

The Montgomery lab in the Michigan State University-Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory has found a link between how water-dwelling bacteria, called cyanobacteria, monitor light quality in their…

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Spore Formation Model Could Help Advance Medicine

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Dr. Lee Kroos of the Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Department at MSU.

Michigan State University scientists have produced experimental and modeling results that shed light on how a particular type of enzyme functions during spore formation, potentially advancing human health…

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Using Communication to Reduce Food Waste

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Food waste image

New research from the Michigan State University shows that people from the United States and China respond differently to mass media and social media campaigns related to food…

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