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Tim Collier

Common Antidepressant Could Slow Parkinson’s Disease

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Michigan State University scientists now have early proof that an antidepressant drug that’s been around for more than 50 years could slow the progression of Parkinson’s. In a…

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Shockwaves Amplify White Dwarf Star Explosions

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

In a typical year, there are around 50 novae, nuclear explosions on the surface of white dwarf stars, in our galaxy. Some of these explosions are so bright…

Robert Last

MSU Scientists Tracking Evolution of Specialized Plant Molecule

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Michigan State University’s Robert Last studies tomatoes. Specifically, he researches their hair, or trichomes. His most recent study focused on a single type of molecule in trichomes –…

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Pandas Still ‘Vulnerable,’ Habitat Sustainability Questioned

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Pandas, the beloved Chinese iconic animal, have basked in good press lately – their extinction risk status downgraded from “endangered” to “vulnerable,” their good fortunes shown to rub off…

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MSU Researchers Study New Combination Drugs for Cystic Fibrosis

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Michael Maiden, a Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine student and doctoral candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, was recently awarded a traineeship from…

Sarah Douglas

Online Training Helps Families Interact with Special Needs Child

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Parents and siblings of children with limited speech who took an innovative training program created by a Michigan State University scholar significantly improved their ability to communicate with…