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Fasting For Lab Tests Isn’t Good for Patients with Diabetes

Friday, November 30, 2018
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Fasting before getting your blood drawn for cholesterol tests is common practice, but new research from Michigan State University shows it is a contributing factor of low blood…

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FRIB Hosts Free Public Talk and Piano Recital Featuring Harvard Professor Noam Elkies

Friday, November 30, 2018
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The community is invited to two free upcoming events at FRIB featuring Harvard University Professor of Mathematics Noam Elkies. First, a public talk on “Canonical Forms: A Mathematician’s…

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MSU Plant Researchers Explain the Basics of Genetically Modified Organisms

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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An online search for “GMO” returns more than 88 million results — a tangled mess of frightening images, dense data, skepticism, insulting comments and conflicting claims and counterclaims….

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Inactivity May Cause Babies to Stay Up at Night

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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New Michigan State University research suggests babies who are less active get less sleep, something new parents may want to consider when looking for possible solutions for the…

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Don’t Grin and Bear it: Fake Smiles at Work Could Lead to Unethical Behavior, Study Finds

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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Faking a smile at work could mean more than becoming someone that at the moment you’re not. It could leave you more vulnerable to acting like someone you…

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Three MSU Individuals Named AAAS Fellows

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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Two Michigan State University researchers and a university communicator have been named Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This national recognition is awarded to…

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MSU Team Wins Bronze at 2018 Synthetic Biology Competition

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

MSU’s 2018 iGEM has won a Bronze Medal from the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) global competition. iGEM brings together students from around the world to design synthetic biology…

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MSU Joins Research Partnership to Improve Michigan Schools

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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Michigan State University is part of a new research partnership designed to improve K-12 public schools statewide. Announced today, the Michigan Education Research Institute, or MERI, is a…

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‘Illuminating Survivor Voices’ Through the Arts

Monday, November 26, 2018
Broad Art Lab

A new exhibit at the Broad Art Lab will showcase a poem addressing the role of silence in cases of sexual abuse and how the isolation and silencing…

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Give Green Day!

Monday, November 26, 2018
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On Tuesday, November 27, Spartans near and far will come together to make a better tomorrow. Give Green Day is a chance to give back and make a…

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