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Bringing Genomics into the Fold

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
confocal microscopy image of the beautifully dynamic endoplasmic reticulum

With a five-year, $1.95 million National Institutes of Health R35 grant, the Brandizzi Lab in the College of Natural Science is expanding its exploration of protein folding within plant cells, paving the…

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MSU Foundation Professor Selected as Science Defender by Union of Concerned Scientists

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
College of Natural Science

Michigan State University’s Beronda Montgomery, an MSU Foundation Professor, was one of five individuals nominated by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) as a 2020 Science Defender. Montgomery, who holds…

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Learning What It Takes To Grow A Space Garden

Monday, December 21, 2020
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As the public buzz continues to build around sending a manned mission to Mars, even colonizing it someday, scientists are studying what it takes to survive such a long…

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Powering Up Stretchy Technology

Monday, December 21, 2020
Image of advanced materials stretchable supercapacitors

A Spartan-led research team has developed a new “4D printing” approach to help power stretchable devices. A team of researchers led by Michigan State University’s Changyong Cao has…

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Counterfeit Products And COVID-19

Friday, December 18, 2020
N 95 Face masks

Jay Kennedy is an assistant professor in the School of Criminal Justice with a joint appointment in the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection. Much of Kennedy’s research in the anti-counterfeiting…

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Wu Named Fellow Of The Society For Risk Analysis

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Felicia Wu, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition, and Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics, has been named a…

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MSU Part Of $4.4 Million Grant To Examine Spread Of Infectious Disease By Migratory Birds

Thursday, December 17, 2020
flock of crows

Researchers at Michigan State University are partnering with colleagues from the U.S. and four other countries to develop biosurveillance plans to monitor and prevent infectious disease spread by…

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Increase Of 200% In Michigan Schools Going Remote Due To Pandemic

Thursday, December 17, 2020
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A new report on how K-12 students in Michigan have been educated during the pandemic has found a dramatic shift toward remote instruction in December. Of all school…

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Plant Science In A New Light

Thursday, December 17, 2020
Researcher in a greenhouse with pink light

Michigan State’s research greenhouses are bringing in LED technology, an eye-catching, pink upgrade that saves energy and money. What do you get when you mix some green and…

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Diet And Sunscreen: A Potentially Cancerous Combination

Thursday, December 17, 2020
Image of cancerous cells

In the United States, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society, and many of them are unwittingly making a serious choice…

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