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Exercise Before School May Reduce ADHD Symptoms in Kids

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Children running

Paying attention all day in school as a kid isn’t easy, especially for those who are at a higher risk of ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A…

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Scanning Babies’ Fingerprints Could Save Lives

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Each year 2.5 million children die worldwide because they do not receive life-saving vaccinations at the appropriate time. Anil Jain, Michigan State University professor, is developing a fingerprint-based…

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Using Biomechancial Computation to Study Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Friday, August 1, 2014

Seungik Baek, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, studies abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) – a  focal enlargement, which when ruptured, is the leading cause of death among the elderly. According…

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Elder Abuse Essay Awarded Research Article of the Year

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Nurse with elderly woman

Carolyn Ziminski Pickering, PhD, RN, has been bestowed the honor of Research Article of the Year in the 2013 Journal of Forensic Nursing, for her article entitled, “Injury…

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Studying HIV at the Molecular Level

Monday, July 14, 2014

Michigan State University chemistry Professor Robert Cukier uses a technique known as molecular dynamics to look at the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) at an atom-by-atom level. Working with a…

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Engineering Approach Offers Hope for Windpipe Swelling

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Professor Thomas Pence and Visiting Researcher Kun Gou in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University are using complex mathematical models to study how the human trachea…

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Nursing Professor Furthers Childhood Obesity Research Thanks to NIH Grant

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Mildred Horodynski, a professor in the College of Nursing, is continuing to expand her research efforts focused on healthy infant feeding and childhood obesity thanks to a more…

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A Mobile App to Prevent Dairy Disease

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Dairy cows feeding in barn

Researchers to bring the latest latest research into the heart of dairy production with mobile technology. A Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine researcher will lead a…

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Mouse Models Can Mimic Human Breast Cancer

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Eran Andrechek

Scientists have routinely used mice to replicate aspects of human breast cancer in an effort to find a cure to the most common type of cancer among women….

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Bioluminescent and Fluorescent Imaging

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Sandra O’Reilly

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