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$4.8M Grant to Study Environmental Influences on Child Health

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Nigel Paneth

A $4.8 million grant awarded to Michigan State University from the National Institutes of Health will help Michigan’s top three research universities, a leading health care system and…

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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Entomologist Pittendrigh Named MSU Foundation Professor

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Barry Pittendrigh

Barry Pittendrigh, an entomologist whose work focuses on pest problems in crops in developing countries, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. The MSU Foundation Professor title is…

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Pioneer in Molecular Imaging to Lead MSU’s New Bio Engineering Research Initiatives

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Chris Contag portrait photo

Christopher H. Contag will join Michigan State University as the inaugural director of the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering and the chairperson of the new Department…

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New Analysis Reveals Ecstasy’s Dangerous Path

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
map of United States Ecstasy prices

In an important discovery in the battle against the United States’ growing drug epidemic, a Michigan State University economist has found the Carolinas could be a hotspot for…

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New Book Shows Republicans, Democrats Are Not Alike

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Matt Grossman

Republicans embrace conservative values, smaller and simpler government and leaders who remain true to their beliefs. On the other side of the aisle, Democrats focus on particular policy…

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MSU Ag Scientist Honored with Leadership Award in India

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Karim Maredia

Michigan State University (MSU) agricultural scientist Karim Maredia is the recipient of the International Leadership Award from the Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) for his pioneering…

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MSU Contributes to Autonomous-Vehicle Research

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Hyder Radha, professor of Electrical And Computer Engineering, poses next an autonomous car at the Composite Vechile Research Center on Monday September 19, 2016.

When it comes to the development of autonomous, or self-driving, vehicles, there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. It takes a warehouse full of technology…

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Meditation Keeps Emotional Brain in Check

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Jason Moser and Yanli Lin

Meditation can help tame your emotions even if you’re not a mindful person, suggests a new study from Michigan State University. Reporting in the journal Frontiers in Human…

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Stellar Events May Reveal How Heavy Elements Were Formed

Monday, September 26, 2016
Sean Liddick

To determine how the universe’s heavy elements – gold, silver and many others – came about, a team of international researchers is studying both the largest and smallest…

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