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MSU Research Expenditure Rankings Improve

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Training at MSU's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Michigan State University’s research continues an upward growth trajectory, according to National Science Foundation data. In the recently released National Science Foundation Higher Education Research and Development, or…

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New Insights Into Plant Cell Organelle and Molecule Movement

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Leaves

Michigan State University scientists have identified a new protein, called TGNap1 (TGN associated protein 1), that they found at a poorly understood plant cell organelle, the Trans-Golgi Network…

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MSU, GVSU Join Forces to Address Water Challenges

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Joan Rose

Michigan State University (MSU) and the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI) of Grand Valley State University (GVSU) have formalized a partnership to collaborate on water-related issues. Leaders…

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Zombie Cells could be Key to Alzheimer’s Susceptibility

Friday, January 25, 2019
Marcia Gordan, Colle

The National Institute on Aging has awarded a Michigan State University College of Human Medicine professor a nearly $3 million grant to study how aging increases the risk…

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Putting Understudied Terrorists under a Microscope

Friday, January 25, 2019
Thomas Holt

Bombs exploding, hostages were taken and masked gunmen firing machine guns are all types of terrorist attacks we’ve seen. According to new Michigan State University research, it’s the…

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Cleft Palate Gene Mutations now Linked to Spina Bifida

Friday, January 25, 2019
Kousa and Schutte Image

Michigan State University and Children’s National Health System researchers are the first to link mutations in a gene known as “interferon regulatory factor 6,” or IRF6, which cause…

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Birth of Massive Black Holes in the Early Universe Revealed

Friday, January 25, 2019

The light released from around the first massive black holes in the universe is so intense that it is able to reach telescopes across the entire expanse of…

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Researchers Examine Future Challenges for Periodic Table

Thursday, January 24, 2019
periodic table

During the last decade, six new superheavy elements were added the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. Recently, the United Nations proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of the…

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Michigan Schools Face Nation’s Worst Decline in State Education Funding

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
David Arsen

Funding for Michigan’s public schools has fallen more sharply than any other state over the past quarter century, new research from Michigan State University finds. Educators have been…

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Schizophrenia Patients More Willing to Manage Symptoms Using Smartphones

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Smart Phone

A Michigan State University College of Human Medicine psychiatrist has found that most patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder are willing to use a smartphone application to help manage…

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