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Using Robots to Assist Neurological Impairment Recovery

Thursday, June 25, 2020
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Movement impairments after strokes and other neurological injuries are among the most common causes of long-term disability in the United States. Thanks to a $700,000 grant from the…

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Understanding Protein Interactions for COVID-19 Treatments

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Dr. Alex Dickson is an assistant professor at Michigan State University in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He along with his group of researchers are using…

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Self-Powered Alarm Fights Forest Fires Monitors Environment

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Night image of burning forest fire

In a new study, a team of Michigan State University scientists designed and fabricated a remote forest fire detection and alarm system powered by nothing but the movement…

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Social Science LEADR Lends 3D Printer for Creation of Over 10,000 Face Shields

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Junior executives dynamics wearing protective face mask against pollution.

While many hospitals and community organizations struggle to obtain necessary personal protection equipment, LEADR (the Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research) is putting its resources…

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MSU Researcher Awarded $9.8M for Study on Food Pathogens

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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Low-moisture foods, like cereals and flour, dried fruit and nuts, have been recalled repeatedly in the last few years, posing health risks to consumers and economic threats to…

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How Teachers Can Use Social Media To Improve Learning This Fall

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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Social media platforms can play an important role for teaching students already hard-wired into the tools and for advancing teacher professional development, says a Michigan State University researcher…

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MSU Foundation Provides Support for Rising Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Beaumont Tower with the MSU Library in the background.

MSU Foundation currently hosts and manages Conquer Accelerator, a program dedicated to supporting up-and-coming entrepreneurs. In 2016, the project became a collaborative effort among MSU Foundation and its…

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MSU Scientists Pinpoint Proteins Supporting Role in Kennedy’s Disease

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Graphic depiction of Muscle BDNF, a novel potential therapeutic for Kennedy’s disease, rescues motor function through distinct actions on slow- versus fast-twitch muscles. Credit: Halievski.

As we open computers to connect with each other remotely, motor neurons in our spinal cord are opening synaptic pathways to connect with our muscles physically. We rarely…

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Jain Earns Top Ranking for Computer Science Electronics Work

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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A Michigan State University researcher in the College of Engineering has the world’s top H-index ranking for computer science and electronics. The H-index is a measure of scientific research…

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Brown Wins Grand Prize at Japan Media Arts Festival

Monday, June 22, 2020
Photo of Adam Brownhead working with a chemical in flask

Adam Brown, Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, won the Grand Prize in the Arts Division at the Japan Media Arts Festival for…

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