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Finding New, Cleaner Uses for Methane

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Daniel Mindiola and Milton Smith III

Methane is the world’s most abundant hydrocarbon. It’s the major component of natural gas and shale gas and, when burned, is an effective fuel. But it’s also a…

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Singh Selected for Highly Competitive NEH Award

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Singh and Wells Hall

Professor of English Jyotsna Singh has been selected to receive the highly competitive Summer Stipend award from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Singh will use the award to…

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Organic Nanowires Can Transport Charges Like Man-Made

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Gemma Reguera

A microbial protein fiber discovered by a Michigan State University scientist transports charges at rates high enough to be applied in manmade nanotechnologies. The discovery, featured in the…

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Trying to Save Endangered Species in Nicaragua

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Gerald Urquhart

A proposed canal project in Nicaragua that would connect the Caribbean Sea with the Pacific Ocean could seriously deplete and disrupt the habitats of a number of animals,…

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Hult to Receive Marketing Educator Award

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Tomas Hult

Tomas Hult, the Byington Endowed Chair and director of the International Business Center (CIBER) at the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, has been named…

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Tumor Suppressor Protein Found to Regulate ‘Cell Migration’

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Sandhya Payankaulam

In new research led by Michigan State University and featured in the current issue of Scientific Reports, researchers have discovered that polarity genes, which – among other functions – create…

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America’s Water Crisis Could Be Worse Than You Know

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Joan Rose

Editor’s Note: Joan B. Rose is the Homer Nowlin Endowed Chair of Water Research at Michigan State University, and is co-director of the Center for Water Sciences, co-director of…

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The Future of America, Forgotten in 2016

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Lou Anna K. Simon

Editor’s Note: Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon wrote the following opinion piece for U.S. News and World Report. Simon is also chair of the Association…

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Research with an Eye Toward Improving Retinopathy Treatment

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Professor Julie Busik in her lab

According to the National Eye Institute, diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. There are roughly 7.7…

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MSU Math Prof Lands Prestigious Simons Fellowship

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Dapeng Zhan

Michigan State University Mathematics Associate Professor Dapeng Zhan is among 30 researchers nationally who have been awarded a 2016 Simons Fellowship in Mathematics. The Simons Fellows Program provides…

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