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Increasing Knowledge of Tropical Diseases in Malawi

Monday, June 18, 2018

Emerging infectious diseases such as the Zika virus and multi-drug resistant infections are reminders that infectious diseases are anything but historical footnotes. Although some infectious diseases have been…


MSU Hosts U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Friday, June 15, 2018

Michigan State University is hosting the summer 2018 session of the U.S. Particle Accelerator School (USPAS), a national graduate-level training and workforce development program in accelerator science and…

NK2R (green) and enteric glial (blue) are keys to achieving “intestinal happiness.

Early Source of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Discovered

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Michigan State University scientists have identified an early cause of intestinal inflammation, one of the first stages of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, which afflict around…

CRISPR Research Tackles Rare Genetic Disorder in Children

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Michigan State University scientists will use the latest CRISPR technology to study two extremely rare genetic mutations that leave children severely disabled with seizures and involuntary movements. CRISPR,…


Study Shows How Gene Helps Plants Manage Protein Production in Stressful Times

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The lab of Federica Brandizzi is showing how a gene helps plants adjust protein production during stressful times. The study is in the Proceedings of the National Academy…

Fascination of Plants Day

MSU Hosts Second Fascination of Plants Day

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Michigan State University plant biologists hosted the second Fascination of Plants Day on Saturday, May 19th at the Molecular Plant Sciences Building on main campus. The event invited the general public to…