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Grant to Expand Area Food Businesses, Access

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The MSU Center for Regional Food Systems has received a $450,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation to expand the Michigan Food Hub Network, a statewide learning community that…

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MSU to Lead Study of Fish Contaminants

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A grant of $800,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency will help a research team led by Michigan State University determine the effects of certain contaminants on fish. Specifically,…

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Healthy Soil Key to Crops, Climate Change

Monday, August 10, 2015
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James Tiedje, a Michigan State University Distinguished Professor and the director of the MSU Center for Microbial Ecology has been unlocking soil’s secrets for four decades, pioneering the…

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Latest Technology Advances MSU Soil Research

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Earlier this year, a state-of-the-art liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometer (LC-MS/MS) was installed in the laboratory of Michigan State University (MSU) Plant Soil and Microbial Sciences associate professor Hui…

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New Director Named for MSU Ingredient Safety Center

Monday, July 27, 2015
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Michael P. Holsapple has been named director of the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety (CRIS) at Michigan State University. CRIS is an independent, academic, science-based center within…

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Researchers Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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The Center for Disease Control estimates that each year in the U.S. alone, 23,000 people die from resistant infections. Researchers at the Michigan State University Center for the…

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History, Education and the Chemistry of Beer

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Visiting professor, Nick Godman, of the University of Oklahoma, presents at the MSU Bioeconomy Institute in July of 2016. His talk reviews how Oklahoma developed a Chemistry course…

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Microbes Could be Key for Better Yields, Stronger Plants

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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How can agriculture evolve to meet the demands of an increasing global population without compromising the integrity of the environment? Microbes just might be the answer. Michigan State…

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Crop Rotation Study Shows Positive Impact on Long-Term Land Sustainability

Monday, June 8, 2015

A study authored by MSU’s Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences assistant professor Lisa Tiemann, is the first of its kind to show that crop rotations, in…

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Foam Water Filter Studied for Remote Global Use

Friday, May 1, 2015

Michigan State University researchers are studying a new foam water filter that significantly reduces dangerous pathogens in drinking water. “The foam filter is the first of its kind to…

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