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Human Cell Biologist Joins MSU

Friday, May 25, 2018
Jens Schmidt

Jens Schmidt recently joined the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology within the College of Human Medicine as an assistant professor. He also holds a joint research…

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Honing Children’s Language and Literacy skills

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Children reading

If parents want to help their children develop language and literacy at a young age, reading bedtime stories together isn’t the only key to success. Research from Michigan…

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MSU Technology and App Could Help Endangered Primates, Slow Illegal Trafficking

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Lemur in a tree

New facial recognition software and app invented at Michigan State University can help protect endangered primates – more than 60 percent of which face extinction. Golden monkeys have…

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Professor of Trombone Receives Top Award and Releases Album

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Ava Ordman

Ava Ordman has never thought of herself as a pioneer in the world of brass performance and teaching. She’s just someone, she says, who decided to play trombone, inspired…

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World-Renowned Art and Science Initiative Opening in Detroit

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Detroit Skyline

Michigan State University is opening an award-winning global art and science initiative in Detroit on June 16 with a theme that pays homage to the city’s reputation and…

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Gene Therapy Restores Vision in Dogs May Also Help Humans

Friday, May 18, 2018
Simon Petersen-Jones

A Michigan State University veterinary ophthalmologist has modified a gene therapy that reverses blindness in dogs that have a certain form of a disease known as progressive retinal…

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Ingredient in your Toothpaste May Combat Severe Lung Disease

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Chris Waters, Michael Maiden, Alessandra Hunt

A common antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may combat life-threatening diseases such as cystic fibrosis, or CF when combined with an already FDA-approved drug. Michigan State University researchers…

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Plant Phenomics Researcher Joins MSU

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Dan Chitwood

Dan Chitwood recently joined the Department of Horticulture as an assistant professor. Chitwood studies plant morphology from the molecular basis of leaf development to quantifying the diverse shapes…

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Climate Change Should Help Midwest Corn Production through 2050

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Cornfield Sunset

Climate change and global warming put some forms of life at risk, but researchers found one instance that might not feel the heat – corn. Contrary to previous…

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American Kestrels Boost Michigan’s Ag Economy

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Bird

A new Michigan State University study, published in the Journal of Applied Ecology and funded by the National Science Foundation, shows that America’s smallest raptor can boost Michigan’s…

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