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Optical Tweezers Help in Quest for Better Cancer Treatments

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Stem cells involved in replenishing human tissues and blood depend on an enzyme known as telomerase to continue working throughout our lives. When telomerase malfunctions, it can lead…

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MSU Extension Develops Decontamination Method to Reuse N95 Masks

Friday, April 3, 2020

Michigan State University is using specialized equipment to clean and decontaminate used N95 masks to combat the novel coronavirus outbreak. Both steps are part of the university’s expanded…


MSU Researchers Advance Coronavirus Test for Greater Accuracy

Friday, April 3, 2020

Michigan State University researchers have validated a test to detect coronavirus that is more accurate than those currently available, and could help address the national shortage of testing…

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Federica Brandizzi Named 2020 MSU Innovator Of The Year

Thursday, April 2, 2020

As the world’s population increases and the demand for food continues to rise, the need to improve crop yields only grows, not only for the current consuming population…

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MSU Faculty Member Discusses The Future Of Education Amid Covid-19 Crisis

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Christine Greenhow is an associate professor of educational technology and educational psychology in the College of Education. Greenhow studies online learning environments and has been teaching students face-to-face…

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National Covid-19 Convalescent Plasma Website For Providers, Patients Launched

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Treatment of COVID-19 is urgent. As part of the next step to advance the use of convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19 infection, the National Convalescent Plasma…

MSU Broad new exhibition spotlights conceptualism in Latin America

Fine Arts Exhibition Accessible Online

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

As the culmination of a three-year program through the Department of Art, Art History and Design, Master of Fine Arts candidates traditionally have their work displayed at the…