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Breast Cancer Research Could Expand Lung Cancer Therapies

Friday, June 22, 2018
Eran Andrechek

New research into a genetic mutation’s role in breast cancer could open new treatment options for an even more deadly disease, according to a Michigan State University scientist….

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Fish’s Use of Electricity Might Shed Light on Human Illnesses

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Jason Gallant

Deep in the night in muddy African rivers, a fish uses electrical charges to sense the world around it and to communicate with other members of its species….

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MSU Professor Awarded Grant to Harvest Medical Isotopes at FRIB

Monday, June 18, 2018
Harvesting Isotopes

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s Office of Nuclear Physics awarded nearly $357,000 to a Michigan State University chemist to look into new methods of gathering…

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MSU Hosts U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Friday, June 15, 2018
FRIB

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…

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Early Source of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Discovered

Thursday, June 14, 2018
NK2R (green) and enteric glial (blue) are keys to achieving “intestinal happiness.

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…

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

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Flower

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…

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Finding Antineutrino Oscillation

Monday, June 11, 2018
Nova

For more than three years, scientists on the NOvA collaboration have been observing particles called neutrinos as they oscillate from one type to another over a distance of…

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Matthew Hirn Awarded Prestigious DARPA Director’s Fellowship

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Matthew Hirn

Matthew Hirn, MSU assistant professor in the mathematics and computational mathematics, science and engineering departments, was awarded the Director’s Fellowship from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. In 2016, Hirn won the DARPA…

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JINA-CEE Collaboration Detects an Unusually Fast-cooling Neutron Star

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Neutron star accreting matter from binary partner star

A JINA-CEE collaboration including MSU astrophysicist Edward Brown has found substantial evidence for a neutron star cooling mechanism called the “direct Urca process”, which has been predicted but never…

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MSU Researcher Explores the Limits of the Periodic Table

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Periodic Table

As the 150th anniversary of the formulation of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements looms, a Michigan State University professor probes the table’s limits in a recent Nature…

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