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MSU’s Hammer Studying Ways to Thwart Staph

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Petri dish

Researchers led by Neal Hammer of Michigan State University have found that mixing together two different mutants of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria complement each other’s growth defects. “We discovered that…

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World-Renowned Scientists to Study Plant Resilience in New MSU Research Institute

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The founding members of the MSU Plant Resilience Institute.

Current estimates indicate that agricultural production must nearly double by 2050 to feed the world’s growing population. Add the impacts of climate change and the scarcity of land…

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Beach Buoys Used to Detect Water Contamination

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Mantha

Beachgoers may soon be able to know in a timely manner if the water is clean enough for swimming, thanks to some new technology developed by researchers from…

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MSU Researchers Find How ‘Extraordinary Cofactor’ Is Made

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Robert Hausinger

Researchers at Michigan State University have made new progress in understanding how microbial cells manufacture a recently discovered ‘cofactor,’ an unusually complex molecule that is attached to a…

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Learning Improves When Every Student Gets a Laptop

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Binbin Zheng

Schools that provide each student with a laptop computer, as well as the appropriate support for both students and teachers, see significant improvement in academic achievement, a new…

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MSU Becomes a Regional Export Network Hub

Monday, April 25, 2016
Tomas Hult

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. has selected Michigan State University as one of four statewide locations for its Regional Export Network. The three other locations in the network…

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Goldowitz Appointed Visiting Hannah Distinguished Professor

Monday, April 25, 2016
Daniel Goldowitz

Daniel Goldowitz, an internationally recognized expert in brain development and brain disorders, has been appointed Visiting Hannah Distinguished Professor, the most prestigious faculty appointment at Michigan State University….

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Fighting Counterfeit Medicines on Global Level

Monday, April 25, 2016
John Spink

Around the world, especially in developing nations, counterfeit medicines are a real problem. Until now, in many countries there hasn’t been a standard protocol to conduct investigations and…

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Advancing Domicology for Sustainable Construction

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Venkatesh Kodur, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, provides an overview of his research related to sustainable construction.

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Deconstruction is a Human Activity

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Andrew Brockman, Mechanical Engineering, discusses research related to the manual process of deconstruction at the Domicology event on April 22, 2016.

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