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MSU Receives FDA-Authorization To Decontaminate Reusable N95 Masks For Hospitals

N95 Masks

Vaporized hydrogen peroxide treatment modified by a Michigan State University veterinary team to decontaminate N95 masks for health care workers has been approved on an emergency basis by the Food and Drug Administration. The team is continuing to work with…

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MSU Research Exposes Discrimination Against Black Women with Natural Hair

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In 2019, Brittany Noble, a news anchor in Mississippi, lost her job because she decided not to straighten her hair. Just one year earlier, Chastity Jones, who was seeking employment…

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Strakovsky Awarded $2.1 Million Grant To Study Chemical Effects On Women’s Health Post-Pregnancy

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

A team of researchers from Michigan State University and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) led by Rita Strakovsky, an assistant professor in the MSU Department of Food Science and…

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The Unintended Consequence Of Becoming An Empathetic Person

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

When people say that they want to change things about their personalities, they might not know about the inadvertent consequences these changes could bring. In fact, changes in…

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Spartans Combat Bias In Reporting With ‘Sourcing for Diversity Project’

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

As the media faces higher scrutiny for bias, the MSU School of Journalism is working to ensure voices from every corner of the community are represented in reporting. Students and…

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MSU Awarded NSF Grant For Science DMZ

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

From addressing climate change to developing drug treatments, data is key to finding solutions to many global problems. Thanks to a National Science Foundation grant of nearly half…

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Connecting The Hormones We’re Born With To Lifetime Risk For Immunological Diseases

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Differences in biological sex can dictate lifelong disease patterns, says a new study by Michigan State University researchers that links connections between specific hormones present before and after…