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How Meditation Can Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

Monday, November 11, 2019
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If you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, a new study from Michigan State University – the largest of its kind to-date – found that…

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Hyena Expert Receives Distinguished Animal Behaviorist Award

Monday, November 11, 2019
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Michigan State University integrative biologist Kay Holekamp, one of the world’s leading behavioral ecologists, has been awarded the 2019 Distinguished Animal Behaviorist Award from the Animal Behavior Society, in…

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Assigning Workers to New Networks Boosts Sustainability

Friday, November 8, 2019
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Organizations looking to lead quests for sustainability can train troops within their ranks, but the traditional boundaries like experience, seniority and departments aren’t where the payoffs lie. Social…

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New Drug Combos May Prevent Resistance to Melanoma Treatments

Friday, November 8, 2019
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A Michigan State University study led by a physiology graduate student in the College of Human Medicine has found that new drug combinations may prevent melanoma, an often…

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Leveraging Drone Technology to Release Sterile Insects

Friday, November 8, 2019

Chris Adams and Larry Gut, entomologists in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University, are using large drones to release sterile insects as a more sustainable and cost-effective…

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MSU Leads New NSF-Funded International Nuclear Astrophysics Research Network

Thursday, November 7, 2019
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The National Science Foundation awarded a $2 million grant to the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics – Center for the Evolution of the Elements, led by Michigan State…

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Unlikely Gathering of Scientists Generates Extraordinary Research Team to Create the Fat Free Cell

Thursday, November 7, 2019
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In late February 2019, the National Science Foundation, or NSF, gathered a group of scientists from widely different disciplines who rarely communicate — let alone collaborate — into…

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Using High-Speed Videoendoscopy to Detect Vocal Cord Anomalies

Thursday, November 7, 2019
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NIH-Funded Research Project Fosters a Better Understanding of Normal Voice Function and Voice Disorder, with the Goal of Improving Treatment for Dysphonia High-speed videoendoscopy (HSV) could change the…

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Faculty Position Experimental Particle Astrophysics

Thursday, November 7, 2019
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This position is part of MSU’s Global Impact Initiative (research.msu.edu/global-impact/), designed to address grand challenges through the creation of over 100 new faculty positions in some of the…

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MSU Student, Alumna Named Finalists for Marshall and Rhodes Scholarships

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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One Michigan State University undergraduate student and one alumna are finalists for the Marshall Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship. MSU’s two finalists for the Marshall Scholarship are Anna Esenther…

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