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Brown marmorated stink bug

Stopping Invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

In 1998, residents of Allentown, Pennsylvania, began to notice an unfamiliar insect lurking in the shadows of their homes and gardens. Though it bore a passing resemblance to…

Chris Adami

Organisms in Small Groups May Evolve More Efficiently

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

We’ve all heard Darwin’s theory described as favoring the fittest, but new research from Michigan State University shows that, at least in small populations, it’s ok to not…

Pure culture isolates of Mortierella, a species of the Mucoromycota lineage, in soilless media.

NSF Awards $1.75M for MSU Fungal-Plant Research

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A team of Michigan State University researchers, including synthetic biologist Bjoern Hamberger, is investigating an ancient lineage of fungi called Mucoromycota that have been found beneficial for plants. The project aims…

Tschirley, Reardon, and Liverpool-Tasie

Africans’ Food: Now More Purchased, Perishable and Processed

Monday, October 16, 2017

David Tschirley, professor , Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics (AFRE) at Michigan State University (MSU), is studying the economic changes taking place  in Africa today and…

Peng Zhang

MSU Engineering Prof Gets Air Force Award

Monday, October 16, 2017

Peng Zhang, an assistant professor at Michigan State University’s College of Engineering, has been awarded the 2018 Young Investigator Program Award from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific…

Global Analysis of QCD and Electroweak Interactions

Friday, October 13, 2017

C.P. Yuan, Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor, explains how he uses global analysis of experimental data to explore partons — fundamental particles in protons and neutrons as part of…