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First National Review Shows SARS COV-2 Test Results Are Accurate

Friday, July 31, 2020
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“We need more testing,” is a phrase that we’ve heard throughout the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. At the beginning of the pandemic, there was only one approved testing method for…

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Improving Pollination Could Increase Crop Production

Thursday, July 30, 2020
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Crop yields for apples, cherries and blueberries across the United States are being reduced by need for more pollinators, according to new research. The study is from the Integrated…

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MSU Researchers Awarded Grant To Develop Instrument That Will Advance Nuclear Science Research

Thursday, July 30, 2020
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Michigan State University (MSU) researchers from the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop an instrument that will lead to breakthroughs in nuclear physics and…

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Report: Districts Handling Of Spring School Closings Provide Insights For Fall Reopening

Thursday, July 30, 2020
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School location, family income and broadband internet access were critical factors in how well K-12 students adjusted to the COVID-19 shift from classroom to remote learning, according to…

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New Motion Capture Screening Technology Could Slow Progression Of Arthritis

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
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Most people don’t think about their thumbs very often. But for people living with advancing arthritis, the simplest thumb movements—from grasping a cup to sending a text message—can…

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MSU Researcher Earns Grant To Study Effects Of Droughts

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
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Michigan State University biologist Sarah Evans has received a three-year, $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Environmental Biology to study the effect that droughts have on…

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How To Get A Better Workout During A Pandemic

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
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How can we stay motivated to exercise while COVID-19 keeps us physically isolated from fitness centers, and each other? New research from Michigan State University shows that working…

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MSU Researcher Receives Grant To Study Turkey Breast Muscle Development

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
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When looking for leaner meats, consumers often turn to poultry options, like chicken and turkey. Gale Strasburg, professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Food Science…

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Liu Named Fellow By The International Association Of Pattern Recognition

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
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Xiaoming Liu, professor of computer science and engineering at Michigan State University, has been elected a Fellow of the International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR) and will be…

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Scientists Go The Distance In Electron Transfer Study

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Electron movement – what scientists call electron transfer – powers many of life’s functions. For example, a good deal of the energy we derive from the foods we…

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