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Keeping Astronauts Healthy During Deep Space Missions

Friday, January 18, 2019
George Mias

When you get sick, a doctor or hospital is typically right down the road, a couple of hours away at most. But what if the nearest one was…

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High Pesticide Exposure Among Farmers Linked to Poor Sense of Smell Later

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Tractor and Field

A Michigan State University study is the first to show an association between unusually high pesticide exposure and poor sense of smell among aging farmers. The research examined…

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Professor Earns USDA NIFA Grant to Research Consumer Acceptance of Gene-Edited Food

Monday, January 14, 2019
USDA

Vincenzina Caputo has been awarded a three year, $498,476 grant to study consumer choice behavior and demand for gene-edited foods using a neuro-economics approach. The grant comes from…

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Student Researches How to Counteract the Spread of Lyme Disease

Sunday, January 13, 2019
Jeremiah Stein

Can the introduction of a small animal predator curtail the spread of Lyme Disease in humans? Honors College senior Jeremiah Eaton spent the summer in Cleveland, Ohio researching…

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Gene Therapy Could Eliminate Drug Side Effect in Parkinson’s Patients

Friday, January 11, 2019
kathy-steece-collier-and-team

A Michigan State University researcher has received a $2.8 million federal grant to develop a gene therapy that could reduce and possibly eliminate a frustrating side effect of…

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Excessive Social Media Use is Comparable to Drug Addiction

Thursday, January 10, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University shows a connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making, which is commonly deficient in substance addiction. “Around one-third of humans…

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Faulty Immune Receptor Could be Reason Why Many Face HIV Complications

Monday, January 7, 2019
Oconnell

For HIV patients, treatments that control the infection have come a long way. But many still struggle with a host of other disease-related complications such as neurocognitive disorders,…

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Translational Research: One Researcher’s Experience

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Andrea Amalfitano, Interim Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Endowed Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, discusses his translational research with Pompe disease, re-engineering…

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MSU and McLaren Break Ground on New Hospital; Research Partnership

Monday, December 17, 2018
McLaren Building Rendering

Officials from McLaren Health Care and Michigan State University today held a ceremonial groundbreaking at University Corporate Research Park, the next step in building a new $450 million…

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Strong Committed Relationships can Buffer Military Suicides

Monday, December 17, 2018
Adrian Blow

Can being in a strong committed relationship reduce the risk of suicide? Researchers at Michigan State University believe so, especially among members of the National Guard. Suicide rates…

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