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MSU Research History: 50 Years Ago – The First Cyclotron Beam at MSU

Friday, October 9, 2015

2015 – It was 50 years ago that the cyclotron at Michigan State University accelerated its first beam and the university and the scientific world haven’t been the…

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MSU Research History: Cause of Cerebral Malaria Fatalities

Thursday, March 19, 2015

2015 – Terrie Taylor, University Distinguished Professor, Tropical Medicine, Department of Osteopathic Medical Specialties, and her team publish their discovery about what causes children to die of cerebral malaria….

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MSU Research History: Broad Art Museum Opens

Saturday, November 10, 2012
art museum building

2012 – The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, a new Zaha Hadid-designed contemporary art museum, opens following a public dedication ceremony. Designed by…

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MSU Research History: Radio-Pharmacy Opens on Campus

Sunday, January 16, 2011
To better deliver nuclear biomarkers created at its medical cyclotron, seen during installation, MSU is partnering with Cardinal Health to open a new radio-pharmacy on campus. Photo courtesy of the Department of Radiology.

2011- Michigan State University partners with Cardinal Health to open a radio-pharmacy on campus, a move that streamlines access to nuclear imaging agents created at an MSU medical…

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MSU Research History: Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Monday, December 22, 2008
Artist's rendering of FRIB building

2008 – The U.S. Department of Energy selects Michigan State University to design and establish the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, a $730 million facility that will advance understanding…

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MSU Research History: Advances in Biometric Systems

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

2008 – Anil Jain, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering, creates an automatic image retrieval system that enables law enforcement agencies to match scars, marks…

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MSU Research History: Patented Arthroscopic Device Aids Surgeons

Thursday, September 30, 2004
Herbert Ross

2004 – Herbert Ross, associate professor in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University, and Mitchell T. Copeland, DO, who had a fellowship in arthroscopy, sports…

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MSU Research History: World Premiere of ‘The Gardens’

Saturday, January 1, 2000

2000 – The Michigan State University Symphony, Chorale and Children’s Choir perform the world premiere of Symphony No. 4, “The Gardens,” written in 1999 by Pulitzer Prize- winning…

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MSU Research: Salt Substitute from Corn Starch

Friday, January 1, 1999

1999 – Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Kris Berglund patents his salt substitute made from lysine, which is fermented from corn starch. The salt substitute is marketed as…

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MSU Research History: Documenting African Perspectives

Friday, January 1, 1999

1999 – Three independent survey research projects merge to form the Afrobarometer, which would become a nonpartisan, long-term study of African citizens’ attitudes on democracy and governance, the economy,…

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