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Soil Holds the Secret to Mitigating Climate Change

Monday, September 17, 2018
Soil

Food production doesn’t have to be a victim of climate change. New research from Michigan State University suggests that crop yields and the global food supply chain can…

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IPPSR Kicks Off 26th Year of Public Policy Forums

Friday, September 14, 2018
State Capitol

Michigan State University’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research kicks off its 26th year of public policy forums beginning Sept. 19 with a panel on the state’s…

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Blazes of Light Reveal How Plants Signal Danger Long Distances

Friday, September 14, 2018
Catapillar's on Arabidopsis thaliana plants

Michigan State University was part of a multi-university study that revealed how plant communication systems respond to threats from herbivores. The results, featured in Science, show that once…

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How Journalists Become First Responders During a Natural Disaster

Friday, September 14, 2018

Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, Michigan State University researchers have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to…

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New Grant Aims to Help Dairy Calves and Farmers

Thursday, September 13, 2018
abuelo and sordillo

Michigan State University researcher Ángel Abuelo, an assistant professor of cattle health and wellbeing in the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded a four-year, $500,000 grant…

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New Genetics Tool Helps Answer Evolutionary Questions

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Gideon Bradburd

The age of big data is here. Thanks to innovations in genetic sequencing technology, scientists can now generate massive datasets describing the genomes of Earth’s diverse set of…

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Decomposition Recycles Nutrients, Diversifies Ecosystems

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
eric benbow

Thanks to a new study by Michigan State University, scientists now have a better way to investigate decomposing plants’ and animals’ contributions to the ecosystem. This necrobiome, the…

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Email Distractions Reduce Leadership Effectiveness

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Russell Johnson

Research from Michigan State University shows that keeping up with email traffic places high demands on managers, which prevents them from achieving their goals and from being good…

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Tai Joins Energy Harvesting Lab at MSU

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Wei-Che-Tai

Wei-Che Tai joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering as an assistant professor in August 2018. Wei-Che Tai is part of MSU’s Dynamics and Energy Harvesting Laboratory. His research…

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Polymer Science Researcher Joins MSU

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Robert Ferrier

Robert Ferrier joins the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science as an assistant professor in August 2018. Robert Ferrier is an expert in polymer science. He is…

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