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How Plants Balance Defense, Growth Tactics

Monday, August 10, 2015

New research published in the current issue of Nature has revealed the molecular secrets of plants’ defense mechanisms at the atomic level. The study, led by Michigan State…

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Exploring ‘Cover Crop/ Climate’ Connections

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Michigan State University researchers are studying the impact of “cover crop” use on everything from row crops to orchards and carrots to Christmas trees. Planted to provide a…

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Pandas Defy Categories, Show Complex Activity Patterns

Thursday, August 6, 2015

When it comes to body clocks, pandas are the rugged individualists of the forest. The research team led by scientists at Michigan State University that has spent years…

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Latest Technology Advances MSU Soil Research

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Earlier this year, a state-of-the-art liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometer (LC-MS/MS) was installed in the laboratory of Michigan State University (MSU) Plant Soil and Microbial Sciences associate professor Hui…

MSU’s Names 1st Entrepreneurship Director

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Michigan State University has named a point person to continue developing a campuswide culture of entrepreneurship and innovation among its undergraduate students. Neil Kane is the university’s first…

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Papapolymerou Named New Department Chair and MSU Foundation Professor

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Ioannis “John” Papapolymerou has been named chair of the Michigan State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). His appointment is effective Aug. 16, 2015. He replaces…