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MSU’s WaterCube Funds Novel, Interdisciplinary Research

Friday, August 25, 2017

The MSU WaterCube Program stimulates new multidisciplinary collaborations and novel water research ideas with minimal investment of college funds and faculty time spent on developing internal grant proposals….

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MSU Water Research on Ornamental Crops Wins National Award

Thursday, July 13, 2017

A Michigan State University-led research project focused on water conservation and improved water quality within the ornamental crops industry is the national recipient of the 2017 Experiment Station…

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MSU Researchers Explore Arctic Waters for Ecology Clues

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
MSU research associate Ben Abbott collects data from a mountain stream, Trevor Creek, to understand how different landscapes affect stream network structure and water chemistry.

As a graduate student, Jay Zarnetske spent two years doing research on the North Slope of Alaska, the last strip of land before reaching the Arctic Ocean. This…

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MSU Water Scientist Awarded World’s Top Water Prize

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Michigan State University professor Joan Rose is the 2016 recipient of the Stockholm Water Prize, announced today at the United Nation’s World Water Day celebration in Geneva. The…

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Pathogens Enter Great Lakes in Ballast Water

Monday, August 24, 2015

According to Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin Endowed Chair in Water Research at MSU, millions of tiny, dangerous microbes have been attacking native species in the Great Lakes for…

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Tracking Viral Parasites Cruising Our Waterways

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

For the first time, a Michigan State University professor has created a map of fecal viruses traveling  the world’s waterways using modeling methods designed to aid in assessing…

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