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Apple, MSU Collaborate to Launch First U.S. Developer Academy in Detroit

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Apple and Michigan State University announced that they will partner to launch the tech giant’s first United States-based Developer Academy in Detroit. “We’re grateful for the partnership this opportunity brings…

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Three MSU Researchers Named Top Education Influencers

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Three Michigan State University faculty members earned national recognition for their influential research in the field of education. The annual Rick Hess Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings honor 200 scholars from…

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New Climate Change Study: Number of People Suffering Extreme Droughts Will Double

Monday, January 11, 2021
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Michigan State University is leading a global research effort to offer the first worldwide view of how climate change could affect water availability and drought severity in the…

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Vector Platform Technology Used in COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Friday, January 8, 2021
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With the first COVID-19 vaccines beginning to be administered, many across the globe are eagerly watching and waiting, wondering when it will be their turn to receive a…

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How ‘Iron Man’ Bacteria Could Help Protect the Environment

Friday, January 8, 2021

When Michigan State University’s Gemma Reguera first proposed her new research project to the National Science Foundation, one grant reviewer responded that the idea was not “environmentally relevant.”…

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Nanomedicine Targets Cardiovascular Disease

Friday, January 8, 2021
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Michigan State and Stanford researchers have upgraded their Trojan horse therapies designed to fight one of the world’s leading causes of death. Led by Bryan Smith, an associate…

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Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests Increased During the Pandemic

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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While COVID-19 has claimed more than 13,000 lives in Michigan, a study conducted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Michigan State University published in JAMA Network Open,…

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MSU Faculty Earn NSF Grant for Project on Illicit Drug Trafficking Networks

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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Drug cartel methods used to distribute heroin and other unlawful wares are increasing in complexity, according to a study by two Michigan State University researchers titled Discovery, Analysis and…

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Extroversion is More Than a Trait, It’s an Adaptive Tool

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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Researchers from Michigan State University have discovered two insights related to extroversion and personality beliefs that can influence behavior and well-being. Jason Huang, an associate professor in the MSU School of Human Resources and…

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Pandas’ Popularity ‘Umbrella’ Not Protecting Neighbors

Monday, January 4, 2021
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Doubt is cast on the long-held hope that the conservation protections granted pandas and other adored threatened species extended to their wildlife neighbors, calling for broader conservation efforts….

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