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Helping Toddlers’ Understand Emotion Key to Development

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
mother and child

Child Health day, Oct. 5, 2015 The simple parenting strategy of helping toddlers understand emotion may reduce behavioral problems later on, finds a federally funded study led by…

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Voice/Speech Disorders Pioneer Named MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, August 31, 2015

Dimitar Deliyski, a pioneer and international leader in the field of voice and speech disorders, has been awarded the designation of MSU Foundation Professor, the first for the…

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Proteins ‘Practice’ Before Changing Chromosomes

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

In the biochemical game of genetics, it was thought that the proteins controlling gene regulation in animals were either spectators or players. But in research appearing in the…

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Smart Phone Not a Smart Choice When Facing Depression

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Depressed people who turn to their smart phones for relief may only be making things worse. A team of researchers, that included the dean of Michigan State University’s…

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Helping Dogs (and Humans) Heal

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Doctors in Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Human Medicine teamed up to perform an uncommon cleft palate surgery on a dog, using a…

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Science-Backed Brain Game Eases Distraction, Anxiety

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Jason Moser and computer screen of game

Researchers have created a surprisingly simple yet targeted brain game that reduces anxiety by helping people focus in an increasingly distracting world. In a study led by Michigan…

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Latest Technology Advances MSU Soil Research

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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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TB Could Be Treated with Glaucoma Drug

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A new discovery by Michigan State University scientists suggests that a common medication used to treat glaucoma could also be used to treat tuberculosis, even the drug-resistant kind….

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Researchers Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
woman with cows

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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Pre-College Science Programs Lead to More Science Majors

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
African teenage girl examining experiment in chemistry lab

High school students who take part in pre-college programs that focus on science are much more likely to pursue higher education and, eventually, careers in science, technology, engineering…

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