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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…

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China’s Soybeans Show Dilemma of GMOs

Friday, September 18, 2015

China’s struggle – mirrored across the globe – to balance public concern over the safety of genetically modified crops with a swelling demand for affordable food crops has…

Kyle Whyte

Improving Collaboration between Native Americans, Climate Scientists

Friday, September 18, 2015

Hoping to improve Native American tribes’ access to climate science tools, a Michigan State University researcher will use a four-year $450,000 National Science Foundation grant to foster better…

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Detroit gets MSU-Led Composite Materials Institute

Friday, September 18, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden announced that a second site has been selected for a composite materials research institute in which Michigan State University has taken a lead role….

International Team Discovers Natural Defense against HIV

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Researchers at Michigan State University were part of a team to discover a new natural defense against HIV infection. The team’s discovery, featured in the current issue of…