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Shaping the Future: Microbiologists Career Inspired by Influential Teacher

Saturday, February 22, 2020
Kayla Conner in the lab

A Michigan State University scientist is determined to increase the number of women and girls going into STEM fields. Kayla Conner is a doctoral candidate in the Department of…

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Health Researchers to Examine Sleep Patterns in Elder Care Facilities

Saturday, February 22, 2020
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Robin Tucker, assistant professor in the MSU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, and Dawn Contreras, health and nutrition specialist with MSU Extension, will work to develop ways to…

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FRIB to Host ‘Physics in Concert with the Arts’

Friday, February 21, 2020
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The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at MSU hosts theoretical physicist and filmmaker Ágnes Mócsy on 28 February for a talk titled “Physics in Concert with the…

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How Sleep Helps Teens Deal with Social Stress

Thursday, February 20, 2020
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A new Michigan State University study found that a good night’s sleep does adolescents good – beyond helping them stay awake in class. Adequate sleep can help teens…

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Plant Protein Helps Control Powerhouse of Plant Cell

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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A new Michigan State University study shows how a protein, called peroxiredoxin Q, or PRXQ, connects two biochemical pathways that are vital for plant chloroplast health. Chloroplasts are…

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Facebook Faculty Research Award Recognizes Machine Learning Advancements at MSU

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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The Facebook Faculty Research Award on Systems for Machine Learning has been presented to two assistant professors in the Michigan State University College of Engineering. It is MSU’s…

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Zhou Tian’s ‘Gift’ Premieres to Rave Reviews

Monday, February 17, 2020
Zhoue Tian at gala

Zhou Tian, an associate professor of composition at the MSU College of Music, has had several anticipated and well-reviewed premieres of his music over the past few years….

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Montgomery Recognized as One of the 100 Most Inspiring Black Scientists in America

Monday, February 17, 2020
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Beronda Montgomery, MSU Foundation Professor, was listed as one of the 100 inspiring black scientists in America by CrossTalk, the official blog of Cell Press, a leading publisher of cutting-edge…

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Neighborhood Air Pollution Linked to Adverse Health Effects Among Elderly Asthma Patients

Monday, February 17, 2020
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Elderly asthma patients living near busy highways and heavy industry in Southeast Michigan believed that air pollution was making their breathing more difficult. A recent study by Michigan…

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Frogs to Snakes: the Consequences of Lost Biodiversity

Thursday, February 13, 2020
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A Michigan State University- and University of Maryland-led study featured on the cover of this week’s Science magazine should sound alarm bells regarding the “biodiversity crisis” or the…

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