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Food-Disease Links, from Genes to Global Impact

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Felicia Wu

Felicia Wu is precise and patient as she explains the complexities of a measurement known as the “global burden of disease” – what factors are included, how it…

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Changing How Chemistry is Taught, From the Inside Out

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Melanie Cooper is a DBER pioneer. DBER (pronounced “dee-ber”) refers to Disciplined-Based Education Research, commonly defined by the National Academies of Science and the National Research Council as a collection…

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Sowing a More Sustainable Future

Thursday, May 9, 2013

One of the keys to better nutrition and health for the people of Rwanda fits in the palm of a hand: legumes. But despite their nutritional punch, legumes—including…

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Advanced Drug Trial Launched in Africa

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Determined to bring relief to seizure victims, a Michigan State University research team has initiated a clinical drug trial that could help prevent a quarter-million African children from…

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New MSU Water-Saving Technology Nearly Doubles Harvests

Thursday, January 17, 2013

During the summer of 2012’s drought in Michigan – the worst in the last half-century – Michigan State University researchers nearly doubled corn production on state test farms…

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Reflexology Shows Promise for Treating Breast Cancer Symptoms

Monday, November 12, 2012
Gwen Wyatt with Reflexology Chart

A study led by a Michigan State University researcher offers the strongest evidence yet that reflexology – a type of specialized foot massage practiced since the age of…

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MSU Researchers Explore Future of Quantum Computing

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Just when “classical computing” – that’s the technology you are using to view this article right now – seems to be reaching the limits of what can be…

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Improving Africa’s Agricultural Productivity

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Working with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development, Michigan State University researchers are focused on improving agriculture productivity and building capacity among the continent’s bio-technology regulators. – International…

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