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Water Moves Carbon through Ecosystems

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
River

Many people see the carbon cycle as vertical – CO2 moving up and down between soil, plants and the atmosphere. However, new Michigan State University research published in…

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Using Social Media to Weaken Terrorist Attacks

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Bombed Building

Governments and police forces around the world need to beware of the harm caused by mass and social media following terror events. In a new report, leading counter-terrorism…

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FRIB Passes Information Security Audit And Receives ISO 27001 Registration

Monday, November 12, 2018

The FRIB Laboratory has successfully passed its first annual Information Security Management System (ISMS) audit and is now registered to the external ISO 27001 information security standard. The ISO…

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MSU Scientists Lead Effort to Bring Fall Armyworm Management to Farmers

Friday, November 9, 2018
Armyworm

Michigan State University scientists Barry Pittendrigh and Julia Bello-Bravo have led the development of resources to help farmers in Africa and India protect their crops from fall armyworm,…

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Undergraduate Researcher Nominated for Marshall Scholarship

Friday, November 9, 2018
Garrett King

MSU nominated Garrett King, a student research assistant at NSCL, for the Marshall Scholarship. It is a national scholarship that supports up to forty U.S. students to study at…

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MSU Partners with Bowling Green State University on Algal Bloom Research

Friday, November 9, 2018
Lake Erie

Michigan State University is pleased to be one of nine universities partnering with Bowling Green State University (BGSU) on its recently announced Lake Erie Center for Oceans and…

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Understanding Viruses for Improved Human Health

Thursday, November 8, 2018

In Kristin Parent’s world of studying viruses that infect bacteria, she knows if there’s a host, there’s also a virus that can infect it. What she and her…

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MSU Students Named Finalists for Mitchell, Rhodes Scholarships

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Students Pictures

Three Michigan State University undergraduate students are finalists for two highly respected awards – the Mitchell Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship. Interviews will be held on Nov. 17. Eli…

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Large Hydropower Dams ‘Not Sustainable’ in the Developing World

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Dam

It’s hard to beat hydropower from dams, a renewable source of electricity that helped build much of the developed world. Yet five scientists from Michigan State University say…

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Organisms with Small Genomes, Cells Found Thriving in Hot Soils

Monday, November 5, 2018
Shade Centralia

As our planet warms, what life will survive and thrive? If the coal fire-fueled soils around Centralia, Pennsylvania, are any indication, organisms with smaller genomes and cells may…

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