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Plants: Cool Biology and Useful Functions

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Robin Buell, professor of plant biology, and an expert in the genomic aspects of plant biology and plant pathogens, explains some of her ongoing projects, including her work with…

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Computational Math’s Role in Science and Engineering

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Andrew Christlieb, MSU Foundation Professor of mathematics and chair, Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, explains why the advanced mathematical and computational methods he uses to solve problems in…

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Holekamp Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

One of the world’s leading behavioral ecologists, Michigan State University’s Kay Holekamp, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Holekamp, University Distinguished Professor of…

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Michigan State’s Top Innovators Honored

Friday, April 24, 2015

From clear solar cells (to be used as windows on cars, buildings and more) to agricultural drones to beer brewed with craft-roasted Michigan chestnuts, Michigan State University students…

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How Ecological Communities are Formed

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Two Michigan State University professors have come up with a new way to think about how evolution and ecology interact in community assembly. The MSU team is suggesting…

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Regulating Photosynthesis Key to Increased Efficiency in Plants

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A team of Michigan State University researchers has discovered a switch that regulates plant photosynthesis – the process that lets plants store solar energy and use it to…

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New Department Advances Computational Research, Education

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Whiteboard equations

A new academic department at Michigan State University will bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines and will serve to advance cutting-edge interdisciplinary science and the training…

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World Malaria Day: MSU Research Solutions

Monday, April 13, 2015
Single mosquito

World Malaria Day has been designated as April 25, 2015. According to the World Health Organization, malaria is both a preventable and treatable mosquito-borne disease that infects 198…

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MSU Awards Four Elite Professorships

Monday, April 6, 2015
Four MSU Professors

Michigan State University (MSU), with support from the MSU Foundation, will honor four faculty members with the designation of MSU Foundation Professor, in recognition of their exceptional contributions…

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Invasive Feral Chickens Provide Evolutionary Insights

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Michigan State University researcher Eben Gering has collaborated with a team in a study of the mysterious ancestry of the feral chicken population that has overrun the Hawaiian…

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