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Researchers To Test Wastewater Statewide For Early COVID-19 Detection

Friday, December 11, 2020
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Michigan State University researchers have received $2.1 million in grant funding to test for the novel coronavirus in wastewater, which has the potential to be an early warning…

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Reincarnating Plastics: Research Team Earns $2M Grant To Reduce Plastic Waste

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
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“Waste not, want not” was planted firmly in John Dorgan’s ethos as a kid, watching his father pull nails out of old boards for reuse. In that spirit,…

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Study Connects Diabetes, Air Pollution To Interstitial Lung Disease

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
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People with prediabetes or diabetes who live in ozone-polluted areas may have an increased risk for an irreversible disease with a high mortality rate. A new study recently published in…

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Why Kids Hack: Understanding And Mitigating Risk Factors

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

With a computer in almost every household and a cell phone in almost every pocket, it’s easier than ever for kids and teenagers to learn how to hack….

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Two MSU Students Earn Distinguished National Scholarships

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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Two Michigan State University students are celebrating national honors as they have been named Marshall and Mitchell scholars, respectively. Brent Strong, an Honors College senior majoring in physiology in the College…

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Richardson Selected As Jefferson Science Fellow

Friday, December 4, 2020
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With the global challenge of addressing the broad ranging impacts of COVID-19, it is critical to investigate what relief efforts make actual improvement in mitigating the negative effects…

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Ask The Expert: How Will The COVID-19 Vaccines Get From Factories To Pharmacies?

Friday, December 4, 2020
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MSU’s Bahar Aliakbarian, associate professor of supply chain management at Michigan State University, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors and academics that provides informed…

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MSU Faculty Named Highly Cited Researchers For 2020

Friday, December 4, 2020
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Nine Michigan State University researchers have been recognized in the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers List compiled by Clarivate Analytics. Each year, the Web of Science Group identifies the…

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Newest Phase of Massive Slavery Database Welcomes Public Contribution

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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Michigan State University’s searchable database containing millions of records cataloging the lives of enslaved Africans and their descendants — Enslaved.org — is launching a second phase that will accept contributions…

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Study Identifies Countries And States With Greatest Age Biases

Monday, November 30, 2020
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Elders are more respected in Japan and China and not so much in more individualistic nations like the United States and Germany say Michigan State University researchers who…

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