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New Research Shows Inland Fisheries as Rural Nutrition Hero

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
pile of fish

Synthesizing new data and assessment methods is showing how freshwater fish is an invisible superhero in the global challenge to feed poor rural populations in many areas of…

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NASA Recognizes MSU CGCEO Faculty with Grant Awards

Monday, September 23, 2019
By Poulpy, based on work by NASA. - Derived from satellite imagery from NASA World Wind., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=90374

Faculty from the Michigan State University’s Center for Global Change and Earth Observations (CGCEO) recently secured funding from NASA’s Land-Cover/Land-Use Change (LCLUC) Program for four projects studying the…

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Studying the Impacts of Autonomous Vehicles on the Workforce

Friday, September 20, 2019
Car and semi on the highway

A multidisciplinary research team from Michigan State University will use a $2.49 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct a four-year study examining the impacts of…

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First MSU Ph.D. Student Receives Beinecke African Conservation Scholarship

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A satellite image of the Albertine Rift

Samuel Ayebare, a Ph.D. student in Michigan State University’s Department of Integrative Biology (IBIO) and the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior (EEBB) program, is the first MSU student…

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New MSU Foundation Professors Announced for 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019
Group photos of Laura McCabe, David Morgan, Amirpouyan Nejadhashemi and Terrie Taylor

Michigan State University recently named four new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching while enhancing the prominence of…

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Fulbright Scholar Ups the Game Against Climate Change

Sunday, September 15, 2019
Ship on large lake at sunset

Researcher Uses Games to Educate People about Looming Natural Disasters To fully understand the impacts of a changing climate, you have to witness it first-hand. This is what…

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Underrated and Underground, Tuber Evolution Study Earns NSF Grant

Thursday, September 5, 2019
assortment of potatoes

The United States grew more than a million acres of potatoes in 2017, making the number one vegetable crop in the country a tuber. But potatoes are not…

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Global Change is Triggering an Identity Switch in Grasslands

Thursday, September 5, 2019
switchgrass in field

Grasslands make up more than 40% of the world’s ice-free land and have sustained humanity and thousands of other species for eons. In addition to providing food for…

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MSU Research Lends Insight as More Farms Worldwide Adopt Precision Agriculture Practices

Friday, August 30, 2019
Photo of corn field

MSU Researcher Lends Insight as More and More Farms Worldwide Adopt Precision Practices. Marc Hasenick isn’t interested in labels. He’s not concerned with being called “innovative” or “progressive.”…

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NIH Grant Funds Study to Improve Detroit’s Health Through Nature

Monday, August 26, 2019
Photo of detroit park and sign reading " greening of detroit park"

Faculty from Michigan State University received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for an experiment to improve the health of Detroit’s residents by cultivating…

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