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Elliot Ryser

Re-Evaluating How Vegetables Are Stored

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

MSU AgBioResearch food scientists Elliot Ryser, Eva Almenar, Janice Harte and Randy Beaudry, together with colleagues from Rutgers University and Ohio State University, are studying the impact and…

Brad Day

Adapting Human Medical Technology to Predict Plant Diseases

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

MSU researchers from human medicine, plant genetics and plant pathology have joined forces to adapt the latest technology for tracking and predicting the next major plant epidemic. Their…

Kimberly Fenn

Sleep Deprivation Linked to False Confessions

Monday, February 8, 2016

Sleep-deprived people are much more likely to sign false confessions than rested individuals, according to a groundbreaking study that has important implications for police interrogation practices. The odds…

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MSU Faculty Votes Prius as No. 1 Super Bowl Commercial

Monday, February 8, 2016

A commercial for Prius in which a team of bank robbers used the car to elude police earned the top grade in the Michigan State University Department of…

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MSU Pursues Economic Solution to Urban Blight

Monday, February 8, 2016

Michigan State University researchers will use nearly $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to test whether recycling and repurposing building materials is an effective solution to economic…

Hui Li

MSU to Study How Plants Absorb Harmful Chemicals from Soil, Water

Monday, February 8, 2016

Michigan State University (MSU) AgBioResearch scientist Hui Li has been awarded a $475,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the mechanisms by which fresh…