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MSU Research Continues Growth Trend

Monday, December 30, 2019
Luminescent silicon nanocrystals on various substrates, taken during the MSU Science Festival in 2016.

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

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NSF Grant Supports Study of Low-Oxygen Zones

Thursday, December 26, 2019
Satellite view of the ocean

What impacts can we expect from the expansion of low-oxygen zones in today’s ocean? An international team of scientists that includes Michigan State University paleo-oceanographer Dalton Hardisty has…

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2020 Economic Growth Expected For Michigan

Friday, December 20, 2019
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Michigan State University’s Center for Economic Analysis sees further growth in the Michigan economy in 2020. This comes from the MSU Economic Forecast Model that tracks and projects…

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Identifying a Plant Cell Barrier to Breeding More Nutritious Crops

Friday, December 20, 2019
Stevia plants growing in small pots in a greenhouse

What if we could grow plants that are larger and also have higher nutritional content? Michigan State University scientists have identified a protein that could be a major roadblock…

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Understanding Microbiome Resilience on a Changing Planet

Friday, December 20, 2019

Dr. Ashley Shade received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin Microbiology Doctoral Training Program in 2010, and afterwards was a Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation postdoctoral fellow…

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Rare Disease Gives Insight into Autism and Epilepsy

Thursday, December 19, 2019
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A new study published in Nature Communications on a rare genetic disease provides insights into autism, epilepsy and cognitive impairment. The disorder, tuberous sclerosis, causes benign tumors on…

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Social Scientist Uncovers Patterns of Opioid Misuse Among Bisexual Female Veterans

Thursday, December 19, 2019
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Psychology professor Dr. Kaston Anderson-Carpenter, a behavioral and social scientist at Michigan State University, is uncovering an alarming pattern of prescription opioid misuse among certain groups of underrepresented…

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Peters Receives Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Portrait photo of Tahuma Peters

Assistant Professor Tacuma Peters is one of only 10 junior faculty from universities across the nation selected for a 12-month Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. Funded by the…

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Even with Early Treatment, HIV Still Attacks Young Brains

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Young Girl With Her Younger Brother Africa

The vast majority of children living with HIV today are in sub-Saharan Africa. While early antiretroviral therapy, or ART, has ensured less deadly outcomes for children living with…

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How Vulnerable is Your Car to Cyber Attacks?

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Someone driving a smart car

The emergence of smart cars has opened the door to limitless possibilities for technology and innovation – but also to threats beyond the car itself. New research from…

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