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Research Offers New Clues to Rare Genetic Disease

Monday, July 3, 2017
Jeff MacKeigan

Tuberous sclerosis complex, or TSC, is considered a rare genetic disease, yet for the estimated 50,000 patients in the United States and almost 2 million individuals worldwide, dealing…

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Bacteria from 55-Yr.-Old Coal Fire Studied

Friday, June 30, 2017
Taylor Dunivin

Taylor Dunivin, a doctoral student in the  Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, studies bacteria living in the surface soils of Centralia, Penn., the site of an underground coal…

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Does Religion Protect Against Suicide?

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Nigh Hsieh, assistant professor of Sociology, poses near Berkey Hall on Thursday June 15, 2017.

Religious participation is linked to lower suicide rates in many parts of the world, including the United States and Russia, but does not protect against the risk of…

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MSU Med Student Gets AMA Scholar Award

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine student Anita Arthur is a recipient of the 2017 American Medical Association Foundation’s Excellence in Medicine Minority Scholars Award.

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine student Anita Arthur (photo above, right) is a recipient of the 2017 American Medical Association Foundation’s Excellence in Medicine Minority Scholars…

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New Snapshot of How Bacteria are Organized

Thursday, June 22, 2017

For the first time, scientists have visualized the fine details of bacterial microcompartment shells – the organisms’ submicroscopic nanoreactors, which are comprised completely of protein. The results, led…

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Women’s Health Among Grand Rapids Research Center Goals

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Dean Norman Beauchamp, Jr., welcomes Department Chair Richard Leach, MD, and researchers Asgi Fazleabas, PhD, Lee Anne Roman, PhD, and Karen Racicot, PhD, from the MSU College of…

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New Technologies and Large Animal Models in Biomedical Research

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

View full playlist of videos presentations here. Exploring new models Large animal models offer new opportunities to explore important questions in biomedical and dual-purpose research. The symposium held…

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Enhancing Motor Learning through Virtual Reality, Robotics

Friday, June 16, 2017

Although the terms motor skill and coordination bring to mind feats of elite athletes or musicians, there is a tremendous deal of skill and coordination required even to…

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Sexual Violence of College Women Targets Their Disabilities

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Amy Bonomi

College women with mental health or behavioral disabilities are experiencing sexual violence and intimate partner violence that involves intimidation, name-calling and humiliation that specifically targets their disability, according…

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Are Friends Better for Us than Family?

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
William Chopik

The power of friendship gets stronger with age and may even be more important than family relationships, indicates new research by a Michigan State University scholar. In a…

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