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Latest Technology Advances MSU Soil Research

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Earlier this year, a state-of-the-art liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometer (LC-MS/MS) was installed in the laboratory of Michigan State University (MSU) Plant Soil and Microbial Sciences associate professor Hui…

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Molecule ‘Moves’ to Protect Against Too Much Sun

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A team led by Cheryl Kerfeld, the Hannah Distinguished Professor of Structural Bioengineering in the Michigan State University-DOE Plant Research Lab, has documented that one molecule within a photosynthesis-producing bacteria…

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Benning Named Director of MSU/DOE Plant Research Laboratory

Friday, July 24, 2015
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Christoph Benning, Michigan State University professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, will become the director of the MSU/ U.S. Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory beginning Aug. 16….

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TB Could Be Treated with Glaucoma Drug

Thursday, July 23, 2015
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A new discovery by Michigan State University scientists suggests that a common medication used to treat glaucoma could also be used to treat tuberculosis, even the drug-resistant kind….

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Researchers Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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The Center for Disease Control estimates that each year in the U.S. alone, 23,000 people die from resistant infections. Researchers at the Michigan State University Center for the…

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Fingerprints Remain Accurate Over Time

Monday, June 29, 2015

Fingerprints have been used by law enforcement and forensics experts to successfully identify people for more than 100 years. Though fingerprints are assumed to be infallible personal identifiers,…

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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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New Department Advances Computational Research, Education

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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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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Pattern Recognition Advances through High Performance Computing

Monday, March 16, 2015

Over the past 40 years, University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain has been working on design and applications of pattern recognition systems. Currently, Jain and his students are devoting their…

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