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TB Could Be Treated with Glaucoma Drug

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A new discovery by Michigan State University scientists suggests that a common medication used to treat glaucoma could also be used to treat tuberculosis, even the drug-resistant kind….

Job Services Needed for Young People with Autism

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

As autism becomes more prevalent, the need grows for services that help young people with the disorder to find and keep jobs, indicates new research led by Michigan…

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MSU Exploring Mints’ Health, Food Benefits

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Michigan State University has netted a $5.1 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the diverse world of mints. Mints, or Lamiaceae, is the world’s sixth-largest family of…

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Researchers Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Center for Disease Control estimates that each year in the U.S. alone, 23,000 people die from resistant infections. Researchers at the Michigan State University Center for the…

New 3-D Model Could Solve Supernova Mystery

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Giant stars die a violent death. After a life of several million years, they collapse into themselves and then explode in what is known as a supernova. How…

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Exploring Evolution in Electric Fish

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Michigan State University is using a $700,000 National Science Foundation grant to study how electric fish signals evolve, research that could offer insights into the evolution of new…