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MSU Research: Salt Substitute from Corn Starch

Friday, January 1, 1999

1999 – Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Kris Berglund patents his salt substitute made from lysine, which is fermented from corn starch. The salt substitute is marketed as…

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MSU Research History: Homogenization of Milk?

Tuesday, January 1, 1929
glass of milk

1929 – Michigan State University dairy industry pioneer G. Malcolm Trout made significant progress in milk production methods, but he did not invent the processes of pasteurization nor homogenization….

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MSU Research History: Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Saturday, September 1, 1900
Marsahll Hall

1900 – The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics officially began as the Department of Bacteriology and Farm Hygiene during the 1900-1901 academic year. Charles Marshall was appointed…

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