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MSU Hosts U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Friday, June 15, 2018
FRIB

Michigan State University is hosting the summer 2018 session of the U.S. Particle Accelerator School (USPAS), a national graduate-level training and workforce development program in accelerator science and…

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Early Source of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Discovered

Thursday, June 14, 2018
NK2R (green) and enteric glial (blue) are keys to achieving “intestinal happiness.

Michigan State University scientists have identified an early cause of intestinal inflammation, one of the first stages of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, which afflict around…

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CRISPR Research Tackles Rare Genetic Disorder in Children

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Michigan State University scientists will use the latest CRISPR technology to study two extremely rare genetic mutations that leave children severely disabled with seizures and involuntary movements. CRISPR,…

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Study Shows How Gene Helps Plants Manage Protein Production in Stressful Times

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Flower

The lab of Federica Brandizzi is showing how a gene helps plants adjust protein production during stressful times. The study is in the Proceedings of the National Academy…

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MSU Hosts Second Fascination of Plants Day

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Fascination of Plants Day

Michigan State University plant biologists hosted the second Fascination of Plants Day on Saturday, May 19th at the Molecular Plant Sciences Building on main campus. The event invited the general public to…

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Finding Antineutrino Oscillation

Monday, June 11, 2018
Nova

For more than three years, scientists on the NOvA collaboration have been observing particles called neutrinos as they oscillate from one type to another over a distance of…

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Matthew Hirn Awarded DARPA Director’s Fellowship

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Matthew Hirn

Matthew Hirn, MSU assistant professor in the mathematics and computational mathematics, science and engineering departments, was awarded the Director’s Fellowship from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. In 2016, Hirn won the DARPA…

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Moeser Awarded NIH Grant for Continued Mast Cell Research in Sex Differences

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Adam Moeser

The National Institutes of Health have awarded a $411,987 grant to Dr. Adam Moeser, associate professor and Matilda R. Wilson Endowed Chair for the Department of Large Animal…

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JINA-CEE Collaboration Detects an Unusually Fast-cooling Neutron Star

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Neutron star accreting matter from binary partner star

A JINA-CEE collaboration including MSU astrophysicist Edward Brown has found substantial evidence for a neutron star cooling mechanism called the “direct Urca process”, which has been predicted but never…

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MSU Researcher Explores the Limits of the Periodic Table

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Periodic Table

As the 150th anniversary of the formulation of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements looms, a Michigan State University professor probes the table’s limits in a recent Nature…

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