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MSU Toxicologist to Study the Role Cannabis Plays in Reducing Brain Inflammation

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Norbert Kaminski, a toxicologist who has studied the effects of cannabis since 1990, has received a five-year, $2.4 million National Institutes of Health grant to further his work…

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Scientists Find New Methods to Control Bacterial Factories for Biotech Aims

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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Michigan State University scientists have announced a breakthrough in manipulating miniature factories, found in bacteria, that hold much promise in the biotech field. The factories, or bacterial microcompartments,…

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Broad Exhibit Blends Art and Science

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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The Michigan State University Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, or MSU Broad, introduces a new exhibition, “MATTER(S) matter(s): Bridging Research in the Arts and Science,” which brings together…

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Overspending on Defense Arsenal Bankrupts a Plant’s Economy

Monday, October 22, 2018
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Michigan State University scientists may be close to finding out if plants can defend and grow at the same time. The research could help in understanding natural ecosystems…

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More Than a Habit: Understanding the Mystery of Stuttering

Monday, October 22, 2018

From the outside, stuttering seems simple. The listener hears a disruption in the speech like the repetition or extension of part of a word or sees that the…

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Don’t Offer Co-workers Help Unless Asked

Monday, October 22, 2018
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If you thought that proactively offering help to your co-workers was a good thing, think again. New workplace research from Michigan State University found that when it comes…

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Studying the Ethics of Invasive Therapies for Depression

Friday, October 19, 2018
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A Michigan State University College of Human Medicine researcher has received a $1.4 million National Institutes of Health-Brain Initiative grant to study the ethics around interventions that use…

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MSU Pioneers New Course: Digital Introduction to Biology, Evolution

Friday, October 19, 2018

Michigan State University researchers have improved an introductory biology class to make it more accessible for students not majoring in life sciences. The new course, “Integrative Biology: From…

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Kvalsund Selected as National Academy of Medicine Fellow

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Michelle Kvalsund, a Michigan State University assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, has received a 2018 National Academy of Medicine Fellowship in Osteopathic Medicine. The…

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Toolbox Dialogue Initiative Awarded Prize for Excellence and NSF Grant

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Michigan State University’s Toolbox Dialogue Initiative (TDI), led by Michael O’Rourke, Interim Director of the MSU Center for Interdisciplinarity (C4I), and Stephanie Vasko, Managing Director of C4I, has…

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