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TerAvest’s Research Focused on Building Better Bacteria

Monday, November 30, 2015
Michaela TerAvest with diagram of Engineering Respiration for Biotechnology

Michaela TerAvest recently joined Michigan State University as assistant professor, in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, in the College of Natural Science. TerVest, who was recruited…

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Global Impact In The News

Monday, November 30, 2015
Dr. Angela Wilson, Computational Chemistry

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently highlighted new faculty hiring plans at two universities including Michigan State. As part of MSU’s Global Impact Initiative, Angela Wilson will be…

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Quanta Magazine Features Interview with MSU Physicist Adami

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Chris Adami, professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, pose at Abrams Planetarium on March 6, 2014.

Michigan State University physicist Chris Adami was interviewed recently in a Quanta magazine article titled “The Information Theory of Life.” In it, Adami discusses a new approach to…

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New MSU Video Game Aims to Draw Kids into Science

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
image from Isotopolis video game

So you have particle, zooming through a particle accelerator at nearly half the speed of light. Your job: To keep it on track so it collides with a…

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MSU Plays Key Role in New Michigan Science Standards

Friday, November 13, 2015

Michigan State University faculty members played a key role in developing the new K-12 science standards approved by the State Board of Education this week. Joe Krajcik and…

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A ‘Clear Path’ to Solar Power – Science Nation

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

MSU researcher, Richard Lunt, and his work with transparent solar cells was recently featured on Science Nation, the online magazine of the National Science Foundation.

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Pushing the Boundaries of Atomic Nuclei Research

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Witold Nazarewicz

Atomic nuclei are small in stature but huge when it comes to trying to figure out how our universe began and why it operates the way it does….

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The Carbon TIME Project

Friday, October 30, 2015

Charles W. (Andy) Anderson, professor, Department of Teacher Education, presents “Carbon: Transformations in Matter and Energy,” to the Michigan State University Board of Trustees on Oct. 30, 2015.

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Center for Research Excellence in Ultrafast Science

Friday, October 23, 2015

Michigan State University researchers present their progress on ultrafast science projects at an Interdisciplinary Forum on Oct. 23, 2015. Topics covered include: Ultrafast Dynamics of Transition Metal Complexes…

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MSU Astronomer Strader Earns Packard Fellowship

Friday, October 16, 2015
Jay Strader

Michigan State University astronomer Jay Strader has been named a fellow of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, a prestigious award that honors the country’s most innovative early-career…

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