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Digital Scholarship Lab First of Its Kind in U.S.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Designed for multi-disciplinary use, Michigan State University’s Digital Scholarship Lab is the first in the United States to have an Igloo Vision visualization cylinder, which provides a shared experience in…

Rick Sadler

Study Pinpoints Areas of Flint that Need Better Food

Monday, February 26, 2018

A Michigan State University researcher has pinpointed areas in Flint, Mich., that have unequal access to healthy, affordable food, and he plans to use the information to improve…

William Chopik

Perceptions of Old Age Change As We Age

Monday, February 26, 2018

Does life really begin at 40? Is 50 the new 30? For people in these age groups, the answer appears to be yes. But for young adults in…

Banner image of Cyanobacterial bloom near fiji by NASA, Public Domain; Refraction_triangular prism by Siyavula Education, CC BY 2.0.

Water-Dwelling Bacteria Tracks Light to Control Its Energy, Food

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Montgomery lab in the Michigan State University-Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory has found a link between how water-dwelling bacteria, called cyanobacteria, monitor light quality in their…

Dr. Lee Kroos of the Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Department at MSU.

Spore Formation Model Could Help Advance Medicine

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Michigan State University scientists have produced experimental and modeling results that shed light on how a particular type of enzyme functions during spore formation, potentially advancing human health…

Jiayu Zhou

MSU’s Zhou to Improve Lifelong Learning in Computers

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Jiayu Zhou of the Michigan State University College of Engineering is the newest Spartan Engineer to be awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award. The…