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To Intervene Or Not To Intervene? That Is The Future Climate Question

Monday, April 5, 2021
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Nine of the hottest years in human history have occurred in the past decade. Without a major shift in this climate trajectory, the future of life on Earth…

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Can Crops Become More Efficient?

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Photo of a head of wheat in the field.

Michigan State, Eastern Michigan researchers have won a grant to probe a natural process that saps plants’ productivity. Plants were evolving for hundreds of millions of years before…

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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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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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Responding Ethically to Disasters

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

While spending a lot of time looking to the past, Christina Boyles has her sights set on influencing the future as she creates archives that provide useful tools, resources, and…

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MSU Innovation Center: Inventing Tomorrow

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
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In 1929, MSU Professor G. Malcolm Trout did not like the taste of milk. Back in 1864, Louis Pasteur had discovered that heating milk—or wine or beer—killed most…

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MSU Economists Develop New Agricultural Policy Research Institute in Malawi

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Michigan State University (MSU) has a long history of research and engagement in Malawi to improve the country’s agricultural and public health outcomes.   Recently MSU reinforced this legacy of…

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Powering Up Stretchy Technology

Monday, December 21, 2020
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A Spartan-led research team has developed a new “4D printing” approach to help power stretchable devices. A team of researchers led by Michigan State University’s Changyong Cao has…

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By Design: Partnering to Develop Midwest Farming Systems of the Future

Friday, December 4, 2020
Aerial view of farm fields at Kellogg Biological Station

As farmers wrap up grain harvest across the Midwest, their eyes are on their yield monitors, tracking their farms’ performance this growing season. At Michigan State University’s W.K. Kellogg…

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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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