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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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WKAR Science of Food Series Debuts on PBS Digital

Friday, September 20, 2019

Why should meat “rest” between cooking and serving? Which is better: farmed or wild-caught salmon? What makes a pickle, a pickle? History buff, foodie and Michigan State University…

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New Program to Target Underserved Populations with Healthy Eating, Stress Management Tips

Monday, September 16, 2019
an array of healthy food

One Michigan State University College of Nursing researcher is hoping a new program will instill healthy eating habits in under served, low-income young children and families across Michigan. “Happy Family,…

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MSU Affiliates Elected to Board of U.S. Society for Ecological Economics

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Leaves

Michigan State University faculty members and students from the Department of Community Sustainability and the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics have been elected to the United…

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Kaminski Named Director for Center for Research on Ingredient Safety

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Fruit

Norbert Kaminski, Ph.D. to serve as director for the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety (CRIS) at Michigan State University (MSU). His appointment comes after successfully serving as…

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Record Number of Postdoctoral Researchers Earn NIFA Fellowships

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Seven Michigan State University postdoctoral researchers are recipients of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA, fellowship and two-year grant of $161,000 to support ongoing research…

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$11M USAID Grant to Help Developing Nations Improve Food Security Policymaking

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
MSU earns $11 million USAID grant to help developing nations improve food security policymaking

The Michigan State University (MSU) Food Security Group (FSG), based in the MSU Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (AFRE), has received an $11 million grant from the United States…

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Is Treating Drinking Water Enough to Limit PFAS Exposure?

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Ship on large lake at sunset

Researchers from three states currently grappling with water contaminated with poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are joining forces to tackle one of the biggest remaining questions facing…

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Understanding Evolution to Reduce Pesticide Use in Tomatoes

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Tomatoes, Evolution, Pesticide, Crop Breeders

Although pesticides are a standard part of crop production, Michigan State University researchers believe pesticide use could be reduced by taking cues from wild plants. The team recently…

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Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration Honors Entrepreneurial Success

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Innovation Center MSU

Excitement and conversation filled the room as a record attendance of more than 400 people gathered at Spartan Stadium April 18 to celebrate faculty and students showcasing technologies…

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