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Exploring ‘Cover Crop/ Climate’ Connections

Thursday, August 6, 2015
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Michigan State University researchers are studying the impact of “cover crop” use on everything from row crops to orchards and carrots to Christmas trees. Planted to provide a…

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Pandas Defy Categories, Show Complex Activity Patterns

Thursday, August 6, 2015
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When it comes to body clocks, pandas are the rugged individualists of the forest. The research team led by scientists at Michigan State University that has spent years…

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Latest Technology Advances MSU Soil Research

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Earlier this year, a state-of-the-art liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometer (LC-MS/MS) was installed in the laboratory of Michigan State University (MSU) Plant Soil and Microbial Sciences associate professor Hui…

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MSU’s Names 1st Entrepreneurship Director

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Michigan State University has named a point person to continue developing a campuswide culture of entrepreneurship and innovation among its undergraduate students. Neil Kane is the university’s first…

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Papapolymerou Named New Department Chair and MSU Foundation Professor

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Ioannis “John” Papapolymerou has been named chair of the Michigan State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). His appointment is effective Aug. 16, 2015. He replaces…

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Septic Tanks Aren’t Keeping Sewage Out of Water Supply

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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The notion that septic tanks prevent fecal bacteria from seeping into rivers and lakes simply doesn’t hold water, says a new Michigan State University study. Water expert Joan…

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MSU Pavement Research Highlighted by U.S. Department of Transportation

Monday, August 3, 2015
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MSU is the first university in the country to have a University Transportation Center (UTC) for Highway Pavement Preservation. Its research is the “UTC Spotlight of the Month”…

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Electricity Usage is Predictor of Stock Market

Monday, August 3, 2015
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Hayong Yun, associate professor of finance at the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, and a team of his colleagues, has shown that from 1956-2010 in…

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MSU Vet Named to USDA Advisory Group

Monday, August 3, 2015
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Dan Grooms, professor and chair of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, has been appointed to the USDA Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health, or SACAH, by…

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New Executive Director of MSU Value Chain Institute Named

Monday, August 3, 2015
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Katherine A. Franz has been named executive director of the Michigan State University Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation. She will assume the role Aug. 1. The…

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