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Decomposition Recycles Nutrients, Diversifies Ecosystems

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Thanks to a new study by Michigan State University, scientists now have a better way to investigate decomposing plants’ and animals’ contributions to the ecosystem. This necrobiome, the…

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Email Distractions Reduce Leadership Effectiveness

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Research from Michigan State University shows that keeping up with email traffic places high demands on managers, which prevents them from achieving their goals and from being good…

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Improving Understanding of Hydrogen Bonding for Thermodynamic Modeling

Monday, September 10, 2018

Aseel Bala is a chemical engineering Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, conducting research with Dr. Carl Lira  on the thermodynamic phase behavior of systems with hydrogen bonding….

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NSF Grant to Fund US-China Collaboration on Algorithms and Software

Friday, September 7, 2018

MSU’s Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research, in collaboration with MSU’s College of Engineering, has been awarded a three-year $269,547 National Science Foundation International Research Experience for Students grant to…

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University Research Corridor Adds $18.7 Billion to State Economy

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Michigan’s University Research Corridor contributed $18.7 billion to the state economy in 2017, according to the group’s latest economic impact report. Up from $16.5 billion in 2015, the…

New Biofuel Production System Powered by a Community of Algae and Fungi

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

MSU scientists have a new proof of concept for a biofuel production platform that uses two species of marine algae and soil fungi. It lowers cultivation and harvesting…