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MSU Entomologist Studies Insecticide at Molecular Level

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Edward A. (“Ned”) Walker, professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, is a medical entomologist who has dedicated his life to understanding and eradicating malaria and other mosquito-borne illnesses….

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Using Mosquitos to Stop Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

MSU researchers Zhiyong Xi, Ned Walker, and Ke Dong have made significant progress over the years developing new methods for fighting mosquito-borne illnesses. Because of their work, the medical community…

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MSU a Major Collaborator in New Gamma-Ray Observatory

Monday, March 23, 2015
HAWC Gamma Ray facility in Mexico

Michigan State University researchers are key players in a new observatory that will study high-energy gamma rays and cosmic rays coming from extreme sources in the universe, such…

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Spreading the Seeds of Big Data

Thursday, March 19, 2015
MSU Corn field at sunset

Michigan State University is spreading the seeds of big data to improve agricultural practices around the United States. Through a $4.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of…

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A Star is Born: Galactic ‘Rain’ Could be Key to Star Formation

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Deep space rich in stars

Some of the galaxies in our universe are veritable star nurseries. For example, our own Milky Way produces, on average, at least one new star every year. Others…

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Tracking Invasives? There’s an App for That

Friday, February 20, 2015
Professor Amos Ziegler with his cell phone and app for tracking invasive species

Invasive species will have a tougher time sneaking around undetected, thanks to an app developed by Michigan State University. Midwestern residents can now snap photos with their smart…

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First-Ever View of TSPO Protein Structure

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Human image with TSPO protein

When new medicines are invented, the drug may hit the intended target and nullify the symptoms, but nailing a bull’s eye – one that produces zero side effects…

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Electric Fish Lab Uses Big Data to Study Evolution

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Jason Gallant, assistant professor, Department of Zoology at Michigan State University, studies the genomic basis of phenotypic evolution and diversification, particularly in animal phenotypes that are related to communication…

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Engineering Plants for Better Biofuel Production

Saturday, January 3, 2015
Catapillar on leaf

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology professor Christoph Benning and colleagues were initially the “odd people out” at the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) because, while other researchers were…

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The IceCube Neutrino Observatory

Friday, December 12, 2014

Tyce DeYoung, associate professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, presents to the MSU Board of Trustees on December 12, 2014.

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