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Autistic Pride Day, June 18

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Michigan State University has established the Research in Autism, Intellectual and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (RAIND) initiative to bring together a wide variety of multidisciplinary research already being pursued by more than…

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New Resources Available for Farmers for National Pollinator Week

Monday, June 12, 2017

How can farmers help bees and ensure they get reliable pollination for their crops? That question is being addressed by the Integrated Crop Pollination Project, which is celebrating…

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MSU’s Quispe-Agnoli Gets Book Award for Work on Inca Royalty

Friday, May 26, 2017

Michigan State University’s Rocío Quispe-Agnoli was awarded the Flora Tristán Book Award for the best scholarly book about Peru published in 2016 for her work, Nobles de papel: Identidades oscilantes…

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MSU Research Helps IndyCar Driver Manage Diabetes

Friday, May 26, 2017

New Michigan State University research is helping a professional race car driver with diabetes improve his performance during competition, helping him capture two top-5 finishes at the Indianapolis…

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Unpacking a New Bacterial Mini-Factory

Monday, May 22, 2017
The raw material enters the mini-factory. It is processed first by a "signature enzyme," in this case, the GRE. Source: Clement Aussignargues, Kerfeld lab

Many bacteria contain microcompartments that function like mini-factories, efficiently processing compounds for diverse purposes. For example, they sequester toxic intermediates in organisms like the notorious Salmonella and Escherichia;…

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Solving Big Problems in Agriculture and Energy

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Michigan State University plant researcher David Kramer has his sights set on making a measurable impact on food security and renewable energy for the future. He and his…

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Nanomaterial Generates Energy, Acts as Loudspeaker/Mic

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A paper-thin, flexible device created at Michigan State University not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well, nanotechnology…

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iGEM 2016: Frosty the Cyano

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Lauren Tamm and Pamela Himadewi of the MSU iGEM team, present their research pertaining to genetically engineered synthetic machinery, as well as their process of using synthetic biology…

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Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Graduate student presenter (and now PhD) Kateri Salk, describes her research process on algal blooms in Lake Erie, some of the unique outcomes of her research, and her…

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Animals in Artificial Organ Research

Monday, March 27, 2017

University of Michigan’s Alvaro Rojas-Pena presents his research on artificial organ development in animals. Presented on March 27, 2017, at the University Club of Michigan State University. See the…

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