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Butterfly Survival Impacted by Migratory Environments

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Every winter, trees on high mountains in a small area northwest of Mexico City turn orange. Close inspection reveals branches filled with brilliantly colorful monarch butterflies, rather than…

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MSU Doctor to Use $8.5M Grant to Fight Malaria in Malawi

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Terrie Taylor with patients

Continuing her crusade against malaria, Terrie E. Taylor is once again on the hunt to find out why this deadly disease is still going strong in the African…

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MSU’s Jain Honored by Local Police for Helping Solve Murder

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Doctoral student Sunpreet Arora (wearing a printed 3-D fingerprint on his finger), professor Anil Jain (holding a mobile phone) and postdoctoral fellow Kai Cao (holding 2-D printed fingerprints on conductive paper). Photo by Derrick L. Turner

For his work assisting with a murder investigation in 2016, University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain was recently honored by both the Lansing Police Department and the Michigan State…

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$1.5M NSF Grant to Explore Secrets of Electric Fish Genome

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Electric fish have been a model biology system since the 18th century. Their potential, though, has been mostly isolated to neurological studies. Thanks to the recent availability of…

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MSU Arts Prof Awarded Humboldt Research Fellowship

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Karin Zitzewitz

Karin Zitzewitz, associate professor of Art History and Visual Culture, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, a competitive and prestigious award that gives scholars…

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MFA Candidate Explores Scientific Interests Through Art

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Kristen Franyutti artwork

As a graduate student in the Masters of Fine Arts program at Michigan State University, Kristen Franyutti explores her scientific interests in the form of sculptures and paintings….

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Nanomaterial Generates Energy, Acts as Loudspeaker/Mic

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A paper-thin, flexible device created at Michigan State University not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well, nanotechnology…

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MSU-Led Team Gets Award for Impact on African Agriculture

Monday, May 15, 2017
Thomas Jayne

An international team of agricultural researchers led by a Michigan State University professor has been recognized for the quality of its work and its impacts on agricultural policy…

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More Genes Turned on When Plants Compete

Monday, May 15, 2017
Maren Friesen

According to Maren Friesen, a Michigan State University plant biologist whose work is featured in a special issue of the Journal of Ecology, the lessons of plant diversity and…

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MSU’s Klausner Among Judges for U.S.-Israel Research Challenge

Friday, May 12, 2017
James F. Klausner

James Klausner, chair of the Michigan State University Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been invited to be a judge for the U.S.-Israel Integrated Energy and Desalination Design Challenge…

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