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High Honors For Spartans Advancing Science: Four Named AAAS Fellows

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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The American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, has awarded the distinction of fellow to four MSU faculty members this year. These individuals have been elevated…

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DOD-Funded Research Could Lead To Diagnostics, Therapies For Rare Neurological Disorder

Monday, November 23, 2020
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Most of the time, food poisoning is just that — we eat something rotten or contaminated, we get sick, we get better and we move on. But in…

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MSU Researchers Discover ‘Missing’ Piece Of Hawaii’s Formation

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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An oceanic plateau has been observed for the first time in Earth’s lower mantle, 800 kilometers deep underneath Eastern Siberia, pushing Hawaii’s birthplace back to 100 million years, says a Michigan State University geophysicist. The discovery came…

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Report: How Are Michigan Students Learning During The Pandemic?

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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A new report from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative, the strategic research partner of the Michigan Department of Education, shows that even though the majority of Michigan school districts…

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Injectable Birth Control May Increase Blood Lead Levels In African American Women

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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Women using a common, injectable form of birth control showed increased levels of potentially hazardous lead in their blood, a study led by a Michigan State University researcher…

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Ask the Expert: Light, Seasonal Affective Disorder and COVID-19

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
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Hanne Hoffmann, assistant professor in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and her colleagues in the Hoffmann Lab, study how light regulates our physiology, affects our overall well-being…

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Communities More At-Risk For Dementia

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
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Lesbian, gay and bisexual — or LGB — people are more vulnerable to one of the fastest-growing health concerns in the country, dementia, according to new research from…

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How Teachers And Families Can Support Science Learning at Home

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
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For many children, a love for learning starts before their first day of kindergarten – and an interest in science is no exception. However, for many children, barriers…

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FRIB Issues First Call For Proposals For Beam Time

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
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Marking an exciting step toward commencing scientific user operation, FRIB issued its first call for proposals today. The call invites scientific users the world over to submit their…

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Cook Named To Biden Transition Team

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
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Michigan State University economist Lisa Cook was selected to serve on President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’s transition team. Cook is a professor in the Department of Economics in…

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