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MSU Pursues Economic Solution to Urban Blight

Monday, February 8, 2016

Michigan State University researchers will use nearly $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to test whether recycling and repurposing building materials is an effective solution to economic…

Hui Li

MSU to Study How Plants Absorb Harmful Chemicals from Soil, Water

Monday, February 8, 2016

Michigan State University (MSU) AgBioResearch scientist Hui Li has been awarded a $475,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the mechanisms by which fresh…

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MSU Researchers Lead Efforts to Thwart Invasive Fruit Pest

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A tiny vinegar fly from eastern Asia called spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is fast becoming one of the most intensively studied insects at Michigan State University (MSU). That’s…

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Combining Observation Tools Brings New Insights

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Researchers at Michigan State University’s Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability have found a way to combine two powerful observation systems to better track the health and future of biodiversity as…

Charles Ballard

Michiganders Remain Upbeat About Economy

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Consumer confidence in Michigan dipped slightly in the fall but remained relatively strong as the state continues to ride a long-running wave of financial optimism. Michigan State University’s…

Chris Hopwood

Women More Sensitive to Irksome Behavior Than Men

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Women may be friendlier than men, but that doesn’t mean they like putting up with jerks. A new study led by a Michigan State University psychology professor suggests…