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MSU Will Use $5M NIH Grant to Connect Dots Between Pesticides and Parkinson’s

Crop field for pesticides and Parkinson's

A Michigan State University researcher is hoping to make a connection between pesticides, olfactory impairment and early symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases among aging farmers. Honglei Chen, a professor…

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Monarch Butterflies

When it Comes to Monarchs, Fall Migration Matters

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Scientists studying monarch butterflies have traditionally focused on two sources for their decline – winter habitat loss in Mexico and fewer milkweed plants in the Midwest. New research…

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Thomas Bieler Elected a Fellow of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Thomas Bieler, a professor of chemical engineering and materials science at Michigan State University, has been named a fellow of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, or TMS….


MSU Mathematician Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

Monday, March 18, 2019

Kristen Hendricks, a Michigan State University assistant professor of mathematics in the College of Natural Science, is one of 20 researchers who received a 2019 Alfred P. Sloan Research…

Laura Reese

Animal Abuse in Correlation with Perpetrator’s Relationship

Monday, March 18, 2019

As states around the country move to stiffen punishments for animal cruelty, Michigan State University researchers have found a correlation between the types of animal abuse committed and…

USDA Director Scott Angle Visits MSU

Thursday, March 14, 2019

U.S. Department of Agriculture Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA, Scott Angle toured facilities and farms at Michigan State University on Feb. 26. Angle…


College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Recognized Nationally

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine student Taran Silva has been named the 2019 National Student DO of the Year by the American Association of Colleges of…