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Dignitaries, scientists, engineers and others from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the Sanford Underground Research Facility and their partners around the world broke ground – nearly a mile under the earth – on a massive global physics experiment.

MSU Part of International Physics Experiment

Monday, July 24, 2017

A simultaneous groundbreaking ceremony for the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility took place at Sanford Lab in South Dakota and at Fermilab in Illinois recently marked the beginning of a…

These plants are related, but those that can't manage environmental stress might not survive. Source: Donghee Hoh, Kramer lab

Protecting Plants from the Power of Sunlight

Friday, July 21, 2017

Research is showing that the speed at which plants adjust to changes in their surroundings is vital to their health. But a major problem for scientists has been…

Russell Johnson

Rude Customers Linked to Workers’ Shopping Binges

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Service workers who face verbal abuse from customers during the workday are more likely to go on unnecessary shopping sprees in the evening, indicates new research co-authored by…

MSU Student, Faculty Works Featured at Traverse City Film Fest

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

For the third year in a row, Michigan State University’s Theatre 2 Film project will premiere a student-created, full-length feature film at the 2017 Traverse City Film Festival,…

Fungi

New Techniques Pinpoint Evolution of Wheat Fungi

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Michigan State University and Yale University scientists have illuminated a successful new strategy for pinpointing fungi genes responsible for the evolution of certain biological processes. The results appear in…

Troy Hale

MSU’s Hale Wins Remi Award at International Film Fest

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Troy Hale, specialist in Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences, won a Remi Award from the Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival for his “Missing Moon Rocks”…