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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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Shaping the Future: Microbiologists Career Inspired by Influential Teacher

Saturday, February 22, 2020

A Michigan State University scientist is determined to increase the number of women and girls going into STEM fields. Kayla Conner is a doctoral candidate in the Department of…

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Health Researchers to Examine Sleep Patterns in Elder Care Facilities

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Robin Tucker, assistant professor in the MSU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, and Dawn Contreras, health and nutrition specialist with MSU Extension, will work to develop ways to…

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FRIB to Host ‘Physics in Concert with the Arts’

Friday, February 21, 2020

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at MSU hosts theoretical physicist and filmmaker Ágnes Mócsy on 28 February for a talk titled “Physics in Concert with the…

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How Sleep Helps Teens Deal with Social Stress

Thursday, February 20, 2020

A new Michigan State University study found that a good night’s sleep does adolescents good – beyond helping them stay awake in class. Adequate sleep can help teens…

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Plant Protein Helps Control Powerhouse of Plant Cell

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

A new Michigan State University study shows how a protein, called peroxiredoxin Q, or PRXQ, connects two biochemical pathways that are vital for plant chloroplast health. Chloroplasts are…

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New Agreement to Provide Open Access Publishing for MSU Authors

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The MSU Libraries have signed a three-year transformative read-and-publish agreement with the De Gruyter publishing house to provide default open access publishing for all articles by MSU authors…