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MSU’s Science Festival Brings Science Celebration April 1

Thursday, March 25, 2021
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MSU’s Science Festival is returning for its ninth year to bring a free, virtual celebration for all science lovers. During April 1-30, MSU will host over 200 digital…

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MSU Press Journals Program to Expand Offerings and Access

Thursday, March 25, 2021
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The Journals program at Michigan State University Press has expanded its STEM offerings and digital reach to scholars. MSU Press recently acquired Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (AEHM), a journal featuring extensive research on aquatic ecosystems in the Great Lakes…

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Reading Between the Diamonds

Thursday, March 18, 2021
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MSU scientists expand deep carbon story. The high temperatures and pressures of the Earth’s mantle forge carbon-rich minerals known as carbonates into diamond. But less is known about…

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Global River Flow Contingent Upon Climate Change

Monday, March 15, 2021
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More often than ever before, water available in rivers is at the mercy of climate change, international researchers collaborating on a worldwide study with Michigan State University have…

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MSU to Study Precision Livestock Farming Adoption Trends in U.S. Swine Industry

Monday, March 15, 2021
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Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Animal Science researcher Janice Siegford is leading a team of researchers and extension agents recently awarded a $1 million USDA-NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative grant…

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Monitoring Campus for the Novel Coronavirus

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Associate professor Jade Mitchell and doctoral student Ryan Julien play a critical role in analyzing public health implications and informing decision-making. As a risk assessment researcher, Jade Mitchell has analyzed…

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MSU Named Top 10 Agriculture and Forestry College in New Report

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
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Michigan State University is one of the top 10 agriculture colleges worldwide, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking by Subject report released in March. QS,…

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New IceCube Detection Proves 60-Year-Old Theory

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
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On December 6, 2016, a high-energy particle called an electron antineutrino was hurtling through space at nearly the speed of light. Normally, the ghostly particle would zip right…

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Natural Resources: Conducting Research at the Crossroads of Trees, Wildlife, Water and Climate.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
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The latest issue of Futures from AgBioResearch illustrates the variety of research projects ongoing at Michigan State University related to Michigan’s natural resources. From combating invasive species, to…

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NASA Project Studies How Urban Centers May Trap Birds During Migration

Thursday, March 4, 2021
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For many of the world’s birds, the most dangerous time in their lives occurs during their annual spring and fall migrations. For some, migration may mean a several…

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