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A Poisonous Cure

Friday, December 12, 2014

Take two poisonous mushrooms and call me in the morning. While no doctor would ever write this prescription, toxic fungi may hold the secrets to tackling deadly diseases….

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Scientists Can Boost Healthy Cells During Chemotherapy

Friday, December 12, 2014

It’s well known that chemotherapy helps fight cancer. It’s also known that it wreaks havoc on normal, healthy cells. Michigan State University scientists are closer to discovering a…

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Psychologist Klump Awarded MSU Foundation Professorship

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Professor Kelly Klump

Michigan State University (MSU) professor of psychology Kelly Klump has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. The title is bestowed by MSU, with support from the MSU Foundation….

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Triple Play: Three MSU Colleges Join Forces to Push Limits of Research

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Beaumont Tower at MSU

When it comes to advancing scientific research, two, or in this case, three, heads are much better than one. Three Michigan State University colleges – communication arts and…

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$1.2 Million Nursing Grant Helps Older Adults Stay Home for Care

Monday, November 3, 2014
Bott Building home of College of Nursing

The College of Nursing has been awarded a $600,000, three-year grant from the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation through its Innovations in Care program. In addition, the state…

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Kinesiology Ramps Up Research on the Brain-Body Connection

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Young man with electrodes study on head

Note:  The following is a feature story from the College of Education’s New Educator Magazine. Five case studies are available. There have been many changes in the Department…

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Could Daylight Savings Time Be a Risk to Diabetics?

Thursday, October 30, 2014
insulin pump

Many have now turned back their alarm clocks as part of the twice-annual ritual of daylight saving time. That means those who remembered got an extra hour of…

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Cadavers Beat Computers for Learning Anatomy

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Roseth Cadaver Simulation

Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help teach college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional use of human cadavers, according to new research…

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Grand Challenges Award for TB Research

Thursday, October 9, 2014

For his work on developing new treatments for tuberculosis, Assistant Professor Robert Abramovitch has earned a Phase II award through Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative funded by the…

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Not All Hispanics Are the Same When It Comes to Drinking

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Carlos Rios-Bedoya

Hispanics are often grouped into a single category when it comes to alcohol use. Yet a new Michigan State University study indicates that the risk of alcohol abuse…

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