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Terrie Taylor with patients

MSU Doctor to Use $8.5M Grant to Fight Malaria in Malawi

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Continuing her crusade against malaria, Terrie E. Taylor is once again on the hunt to find out why this deadly disease is still going strong in the African…

$1.5M NSF Grant to Explore Secrets of Electric Fish Genome

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Electric fish have been a model biology system since the 18th century. Their potential, though, has been mostly isolated to neurological studies. Thanks to the recent availability of…

Karin Zitzewitz

MSU Arts Prof Awarded Humboldt Research Fellowship

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Karin Zitzewitz, associate professor of Art History and Visual Culture, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, a competitive and prestigious award that gives scholars…

Nanomaterial Generates Energy, Acts as Loudspeaker/Mic

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A paper-thin, flexible device created at Michigan State University not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well, nanotechnology…

Maren Friesen

More Genes Turned on When Plants Compete

Monday, May 15, 2017

According to Maren Friesen, a Michigan State University plant biologist whose work is featured in a special issue of the Journal of Ecology, the lessons of plant diversity and…

Arun Ross

Can Mobile Phones be Secured with a Fingerprint?

Friday, May 12, 2017

No two people are believed to have identical fingerprints, but researchers from New York University and Michigan State University have found that partial similarities between prints are common…