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Kay Gross

Biodiversity Doesn’t Help or Hurt Grasses Grown for Biofuel

Friday, September 25, 2015

A new study conducted at the Michigan State University (MSU) W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) has revealed that species diversity has no substantial impact on production of switchgrass…

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Companies Can Succeed Amid Global Meltdowns

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Companies can control their own fate even amidst a global financial meltdown, according to research by Tomas Hult, director of Michigan State University’s International Business Center, and several…

Felicia Wu

New Center Studies Intersection of Nutrition, Economics and Ag’s Impacts

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Mycotoxins are fungi byproducts that grow on agricultural crops and are linked to cancer and other diseases. They are just one example of the implications agricultural practices have…

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Study Aims to Reduce Suicide after Prison

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

A Michigan State University public health researcher is embarking on a first-of-a-kind study that will look to reduce suicides among recently released jail detainees. Jennifer Johnson, with the…

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MSU Researchers Build Multi-Use Protein for Biofuels

Monday, September 21, 2015

Researchers at Michigan State University have built a molecular Swiss Army knife that streamlines the molecular machinery of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, making biofuels and other…

Maren Friesen

It’s Not Cheating Unless a Species Gets Hurt

Monday, September 21, 2015

A review of dozens of key ecological studies has found very little evidence to support one of the field’s commonly held beliefs: Cheating is widespread among “mutualists,” species…