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“Sticky Roots” And The Fate Of Soil Carbon In Natural Ecosystems

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Plant with long roots

Human activities are driving increasing concentrations of CO2 into the atmosphere. The good news is that nature has built-in mechanisms operating in ecosystems that can transform atmospheric CO2 into organic…

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Michigan Clean Water Corps To Be Administered By MSU Through New $1.7 Million Grant

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Great Lakes bathymetry map

The Michigan Clean Water Corps, a statewide network of volunteer programs for monitoring lake and stream water quality, will now be administered through MSU with a grant from…

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Srivastava Named 2020 International Academy Of Agricultural And Biosystems Engineering Fellow

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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Ajit Srivastava, professor in the MSU Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, has been awarded one of the field’s highest honors. Ajit Srivastava, professor in the Michigan State…

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Investigating The Impact Of Heatwaves On Natural And Agricultural Ecosystems

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Image of A Colorado potato beetle on a leaf.

Will Wetzel, assistant professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Entomology, is researching how extreme weather events, such as heatwaves, impact various ecosystems in Michigan. A major…

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U.S. Department Of Energy Designates FRIB As DOE Office Of Science User Facility

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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The U.S. Department of Energy has designated the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at Michigan State University as an Office of Science user facility. U.S. Secretary of Energy…

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Environmental Engineer And Team Monitor Community Health In Detroit

Monday, September 28, 2020
Underground sewer system

Associate Professor Irene Xagoraraki and her students (Brijen Miyani, Liang Zhao and Maddie Spooner) in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan State University are working with collaborators John…

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State and Local Collaboration Brings New Perrigo North American Corporate Headquarters to Downtown Grand Rapids

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Perrigo to bring 170 jobs and invest $44.7 million in upcoming expansion. The Right Place, Inc., in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Michigan State University,…

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The Benefits Of Friendship

Friday, September 25, 2020
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Teen social networks linked with levels of adult depression. Teens who have a larger number of friends may be less likely to suffer from depression later in life,…

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NSF Funded Research To Track Microorganisms In Michigan’s Subsurface Superhighways

Friday, September 25, 2020
Aerial view of fields and roads

With more than 11,000 lakes, including four of the Great Lakes, Michigan is rightly known as the water state. But there’s more water, and more to water, in Michigan than…

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MSU’s Krajcik Receives Prestigious Mcgraw Prize In Education

Thursday, September 24, 2020
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Michigan State University Professor Joseph Krajcik has received a 2020 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education for his global impact on science teaching. Krajcik, a Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education and…

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