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MSU to Lead $1.84 mil. Biodiversity Research Project

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Jenny Boughman

MSU integrative biologist Janette Boughman is the lead principal investigator of a five-year, $1.84 million National Science Foundation Dimensions of Biodiversity collaborative grant to pursue novel research studying…

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Alumnus, Student Earn Mitchell Scholarship

Monday, November 21, 2016
Joel Arnold and Margaret Born

Joel Arnold, a recent Michigan State University graduate with degrees in social relations and policy from James Madison College and urban and regional planning from the College of…

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China’s New Silk Road Offers Environmental Promise

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
map of Silk Road in China

China’s Belt and Road Initiative, a modern upgrade of the ancient Silk Road, could be a superhighway of environmental progress, according to a Michigan State University professor in…

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When Dictators Die, Stability Reigns

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Erica Frantz, assistant professor of Political Science, poses near South Kedzie Hall on Friday October 28, 2016.

A dictator’s death rarely leads to regime change, according to a new study that comes as a fifth of the world’s authoritarian rulers are at least 70 years…

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Supercomputers Simulate Cell Processes, Lead to New Insights

Monday, October 31, 2016
Michael Feig

Using the largest computer in Japan – one of the most powerful in the world – research led by an MSU scientist has achieved breakthroughs in understanding how…

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Spinal Tap Proven Safe for Malaria Patients

Friday, October 28, 2016
Doug Postels, associate professor of Neurology And Ophthalmology, poses on Wednesday

A Michigan State University researcher is challenging a widely held African belief that a spinal tap, a procedure safely used to treat other diseases, could suck the brain…

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Is America Still an Empathetic Country?

Friday, October 14, 2016
empathy map of the world

A first-of-its-kind study that ranks nations by empathy puts the United States at No. 7, behind countries ranging from Peru to Korea to Saudi Arabia. While a top…

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Entomologist Pittendrigh Named MSU Foundation Professor

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Barry Pittendrigh

Barry Pittendrigh, an entomologist whose work focuses on pest problems in crops in developing countries, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. The MSU Foundation Professor title is…

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New Analysis Reveals Ecstasy’s Dangerous Path

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
map of United States Ecstasy prices

In an important discovery in the battle against the United States’ growing drug epidemic, a Michigan State University economist has found the Carolinas could be a hotspot for…

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MSU Ag Scientist Honored with Leadership Award in India

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Karim Maredia

Michigan State University (MSU) agricultural scientist Karim Maredia is the recipient of the International Leadership Award from the Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) for his pioneering…

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