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MSU’s DellaPenna Aims to Improve Plants at the Genetic Level

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Dean DellaPenna discusses his world renowned plant research focused on increasing the productivity and nutritional value of plants for human health. DellaPenna, recently…

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Opioid Dependency Peaks Among Younger Age Group

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

A Michigan State University study shows that 14- and 15-year-olds are at a higher risk of becoming dependent on prescription drugs within a 12-month period after using them…

Decline of Wild Bees Threatens U.S. Crops

Monday, December 21, 2015

The first national study to map U.S. wild bees suggests they’re disappearing in many of the country’s most-important farmlands. If losses of these crucial pollinators continue, the new…

Meeting Future Demands for Food and Energy

Friday, December 18, 2015

University Distinguished Professor Mike Thomashow, MSU-DOE Plant Research Lab, and Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences and Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, presents to the MSU Board…

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Learning from the Past: What Yesterday’s Media Can Tell Us About the Times

Thursday, December 17, 2015

If you want to get a real feel for what was happening during a certain period in history, how people really felt about the issues of the day,…

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The Birds of ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Ever wondered about all the birds mentioned in the holiday standard, “The Twelve Days of Christmas?” Michigan State University’s Pamela Rasmussen, integrative biologist and coordinator of MSU’s global bird…