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Josh Prasad and R. Sekhar Chivukula

How to Improve Your Freshman Retention Rate

Friday, March 3, 2017

Incoming college students who already feel a connection to their institution are more likely to fit in and want to remain at the school, especially if they are…

Anil Jain

Aging Faces Could Increase Security Risks

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Images of our faces exist in numerous important databases – driver’s license, passport, law enforcement, employment – all to accurately identify us. But can these images continue to…

McCullough, Sakalidis, Ziegler

MSU to Get Nearly $1mil. to Fight Invasive Species

Monday, February 27, 2017

Three Michigan State University researchers received nearly $1 million in grants to help prevent and control invasive species in Michigan. The grants are part of the Michigan Invasive…

Venkatesh Balan (right)

MSU’s Balan Gets ‘Starter Award’ for Mushroom Crisps Snack Idea

Monday, February 27, 2017

Venkatesh Balan (above, right), associate professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, has just received a Tier II Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Program (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio at…

Teacher working with young children

English Learners Treated Differently Depending on School They Attend

Friday, February 24, 2017

As the number of English learners continues to grow across the nation, new research indicates these students are being treated differently depending on where they go to school….

Graphic of genetic code

Gene Expression May Help Direct Targeted Cancer Treatment

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A Michigan State University breast cancer researcher has shown that effective treatment options can be predicted based on the way certain breast cancer genes act or express themselves….