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Attacking Cystic Fibrosis at its Roots

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Breakthroughs in cystic fibrosis are finally happening. While the latest CF headlines tout a new genetic treatment that targets its underlying cause, a major challenge still remains: How…

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Animated Videos Advance Adoption of Agriculture Techniques

Thursday, December 5, 2019

In remote areas with low literacy rates, showing animated videos in the local language demonstrating agricultural techniques results in high retention and adoption rates of those techniques, found…

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MSU Research Improves Decision Making Skills of Behavior Technicians

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Research from Michigan State University could make daily decisions for professionals who work with children with autism faster and more effective. “We have created a guide for practitioners…

MSU Researchers Create Limited Edition Purple Potato Chips

Monday, December 2, 2019

A new breed of potato is mutually beneficial to farmers, consumers and happens to be purple. Purple potato chips could be on shelves at a grocery store near…

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Using Big Data to Build a Better Flu Shot

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Each year millions of Americans become sick with the flu, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized and tens of thousands die. Getting the flu shot can reduce the chances…

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The Nature of Salmonella is Changing-and it’s Meaner

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Salmonella is acting up in Michigan, and it could be a model for what’s happening in other states, according to a new Michigan State University study. The study,…

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Six MSU Researchers Named AAAS Fellows

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, has awarded the distinction of Fellow to six MSU faculty members this year. These individuals have been elevated…