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HIV virus budding

Using Evolution to Trap HIV, Stop Drug Resistance

Monday, April 4, 2016

Scanning electron micrograph of HIV-1 budding (in green) from cultured lymphocyte. This image has been colored to highlight important features. Multiple round bumps on cell surface represent sites…

World Health Day 2016: Beat Diabetes

Monday, April 4, 2016

For World Health Day 2016, the World Health Organization is focusing on ways to halt the rise of diabetes worldwide. According to WHO: 350 million people worldwide have…

Heedeok Hong and graduate students

MSU Tackles the Mysteries of Protein Folding

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Proteins are the workhorses of life, mediating almost all biological events in every life form. Scientists know how proteins are structured, but folding – how they are built…

Rick Sadler

Lead in Soil Plagues Flint’s Health

Thursday, March 31, 2016

For years, the city of Flint has been trying to fight another battle with lead…and it lies within the soil. A new study, involving a Michigan State University…

Steven Gold and Berkey Hall

What’s Holding Black Entrepreneurs Back?

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Only 5 percent of blacks are self-employed, compared with 11 percent of whites, and black-owned companies tend to be smaller, have fewer employees and make less money than…

Witold Nazarewicz, a professor at the MSU-based Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Seeking the Origins of Gold in the Universe

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Michigan State University researchers, working with colleagues from Technical University Darmstadt in Germany, are zeroing in on the answer to one of science’s most puzzling questions: Where did…