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Kids Should Pay More Attention To Mistakes, Study Suggests

Monday, January 30, 2017

Children who believe intelligence can grow pay more attention to and bounce back from their mistakes more effectively than kids who think intelligence is fixed, indicates a new…

Eric Martin and Tommy Truong presenting their research at the Making Learning Accessible Conference in December 2016.

Students Develop Virtual Reality Learning Environment

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Walking the Great Wall of China or exploring the Parthenon without leaving the classroom may seem like something out of a sci-fi movie; however, senior Tommy Truong and…

Fighting Zika with ‘Mosquito Factories’

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Combatting some of the world’s most feared—and dangerous—diseases calls for unconventional thinking. MSU researcher Zhiyong Xi and his team have developed “mosquito factories” to help stop the spread…

MSU to Use Nearly $2M USAID Grant to Help Feed Haiti

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Hurricane Matthew roared through the Caribbean before moving north to the southeastern United States in October 2016, leaving a path of devastation. Haiti’s southwest region, which has a…

Johnathan Walton, director of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, poses in his lab on Wednesday November 21, 2012.

Sequencing Poisonous Mushrooms May Lead to New Medicines

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A team of Michigan State University scientists has genetically sequenced two species of poisonous mushrooms, discovering that they can theoretically produce billions of compounds through one molecular assembly…

James Luyendyk

Blood-Clotting Protein Stimulates Liver Repair

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

A team of Michigan State University researchers, led by James Luyendyk in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has uncovered a new pathway in the body that stimulates liver…