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MSU Researcher Studying Hopelessness/ Heart Disease Links

Monday, November 6, 2017

Susan Dunn is a nurse scientist and an associate professor in the MSU College of Nursing. Dunn received her Ph.D. in nursing from MSU and after working as a…

Gwen Wyatt and Alla Sikorskii

Three MSU Studies Find Reflexology Helps Cancer Patients

Monday, November 6, 2017

Three studies funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have established the validity and credibility of reflexology as a therapy able to reduce symptoms and enhance physical functioning…

student mural in East Lansing

MSU Art Students Create Mural for East Lansing

Monday, November 6, 2017

A Michigan State University Department of Art, Art History and Design class project is now on permanent display in downtown East Lansing. The Public Art: Understanding and Practice class, taught by…


Bacterial ‘Nanofactories’ Could Build Better Chemicals

Friday, November 3, 2017

Bacteria in nature house nanofactories, called bacterial microcompartments (BMCs) – that fill many purposes, depending on the host. For example, BMCs build useful compounds from carbon dioxide pulled from the atmosphere. Or,…

Chris Adami

MSU’s Adami Named Fellow of American Physical Society

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Chris Adami, MSU professor of physics and astronomy, as well as microbiology and molecular genetics (MMG), has been named a 2017 American Physical Society Fellow. Adami is being recognized…

Examining Potatoes’ Past Could Improve Spuds of Future

Monday, October 30, 2017

Examining the ancestors of the modern, North American cultivated potato has revealed a set of common genes and important genetic pathways that have helped spuds adapt over thousands…