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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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Soboll Hussey Awarded 2020 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Metal artwork with animal images in lobby of College of Vet Med

Dr. Gisela Soboll Hussey was selected by the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine as the recipient of the 2020 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence for her work with…

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MSU Biosystems And Agricultural Engineering Professors Receive Grants to Bring Agricultural Innovations to Developing Countries

Monday, November 30, 2020
African farms

Ajit Srivastava, professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) and Pouyan Nejadhashemi, MSU Foundation professor in BAE, are each part of…

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Fishing For Answers To Life’s Mysteries

Monday, November 2, 2020
Close up veiw of a gar fishes mouth, showing its teeth. With a blue sky in the background.

Evolutionarily speaking, the spotted gar is a bit of an old soul. That’s why Ingo Braasch, a Michigan State University assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, is…

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MSU Named Top 100 Global Institution

Monday, October 26, 2020
Beaumont Tower with the MSU Library in the background.

On its 2021 Best Global Universities ranking, U.S. News & World Report ranked Michigan State University among the top 100 institutions worldwide and in the top 50 in…

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Discovering Beetles Abroad To Protect Trees At Home

Monday, October 19, 2020
Man and woman looking at laptop and microscope

Not every child gets a bark beetle named after them. Then again, not every kid has Michigan State University entomologists Sarah Smith and Anthony Cognato as parents. The…

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MSU Entomologists Join $5.4 Million Effort To Develop Sustainable Management Of Spotted Wing Drosophila

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
MSU entomologist Rufus Isaacs works with his students and staff in the laboratory.

The new grant aims to develop systems-based integrated management programs of the invasive fruit fly spotted wing Drosophila, a major pest of fruit. Entomology professor Rufus Isaacs’ lab…

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MSU Researcher Receives Grant To Study Turkey Breast Muscle Development

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
turkey

When looking for leaner meats, consumers often turn to poultry options, like chicken and turkey. Gale Strasburg, professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Food Science…

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MSU Vets Successfully Complete New Surgical Technique

Friday, June 26, 2020
surgery tools

When a special cat named Sophie arrived at Michigan State University Small Animal Clinic with a rare knee condition, the MSU veterinarians got creative and used a first-of-its-kind…

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MSU Integrative Biologist Utilizes NEON to Illuminate Biodiversity

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Satelline image of United States

There is more to science than meets the eye. Take an ordinary Michigan landscape — white pines, black-eyed susans, white-tailed deer and a few chickadees — just random…

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