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Celebrating An MSU Milestone In Nuclear Science

Friday, October 23, 2020
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Michigan State University not only has the nation’s top nuclear physics program, it’s also home to one of the field’s most prolific authors, B. Alex Brown. The professor…

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Putting MSU On The “Geopath” To Diversity In The Earth Sciences

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Image of Tourists taking in Gros Morne Park, Newfoundland, Canada where geoscientist Matt Schrenk conducts research.

With support from a two-year, $250,000 National Science Foundation GeoPAths grant, Matt Schrenk, assistant professor, and Julie Libarkin, professor, both from MSU’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) in the College of Natural…

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New Center of Excellence In Microscopy Established at MSU

Thursday, October 22, 2020
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The Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering at Michigan State University and Leica Microsystems, Inc., have combined efforts to establish the MSU IQ Leica Microsystems Center of Excellence. The…

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Udpa Named To Council On Future Mobility And Electrification

Thursday, October 22, 2020
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Satish Udpa, University Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and former Acting President of Michigan State University, has been appointed to the Michigan Council on Future Mobility…

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Liquid Nanofoam Could Be A Game Changer For Future Football Helmets

Thursday, October 22, 2020
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A liquid nanofoam liner undergoing testing could prolong the safe use of football helmets, says a Michigan State University researcher. When a helmet withstands an impact severe enough to cause a concussion to the player wearing it, the safety features…

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Untangling The Complicated Relationship Of Health, Economy During COVID-19

Thursday, October 22, 2020
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Policymakers are having a challenging time navigating the most effective way to monitor public health while also supporting the economic health of their states during the COVID-19 pandemic….

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WKAR Partners With Michigan Public TV Stations And Educators To Create New Learning Service

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Michigan Learning Channel to provide instructional content to support the work of teachers and parents through universally available platforms Michigan’s public television stations, in partnership with leading educators…

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MSU Receives $2 Million USDA Grant To Improve Blueberry Pollination

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Michigan State University has received a four-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Research Initiative to improve blueberry pollination. The project is led…

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Scientists Focus On Fundamental Virology And Therapeutics In Covid-19 Fight

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Two Michigan State University scientists—Yong-Hui Zheng and Dohun Pyeon—are leading fundamental COVID-19 research at MSU. “In our lab, we are working on the fundamental biology of the virus,” said Zheng,…

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How Empowerment Initiatives Can Help – And Harm – Employees

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Strategies meant to motivate people in the workplace may have unintended consequences — depending on who’s in charge. Recent research from Michigan State University and Ohio State University…

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