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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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Construction of MSU Grand Rapids Research Center Adds 728 Jobs; $95M Economic Impact

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Rendering of MSU Research Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan

With construction underway for the new Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center, officials from MSU, Clark Construction Company and Rockford Construction announced measures of economic impact that…

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Childhood Stress Fuels Weight Gain in Women

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015 When it comes to weight gain for women, childhood stress appears to be a bigger culprit than stress during adulthood, finds a…

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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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Era of Discovery Begins with Groundbreaking of New MSU Research Center

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Rendering MSU Research Center Grand Rapids

A new era of medical discovery began this morning, as ground was broken for the Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center. The $88.1 million, six-story, 162,800-square-foot facility…

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Climate Change Alters All Life – Including Kids

Monday, June 15, 2015

Child Health day, Oct. 5, 2015 From heat waves to damaged crops to asthma in children, climate change is a major public health concern, argues a Michigan State…

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Stroke Rehab Study to Use Virtual Reality

Monday, June 15, 2015
students in Moter Learning and Rehabilitation Engineering Lab

Researchers from Michigan State University and Sparrow Health System have been awarded $50,000 by the Center for Innovation and Research to study ways to improve stroke rehabilitation. The…

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Research Links Impulsivity and Binge Eating

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Doughnut on plate

Do you get impulsive when you’re upset? If so, this could be putting you at risk for binge eating. According to Kelly Klump, professor of psychology at Michigan…

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Jaundice-Treating Blanket Is MSU Student Start-Up

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015 A new medical device that will improve the way infants with jaundice are treated is one step closer to market, thanks to…

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