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MSU Named a Partner in $5.2M Center for Socially Impactful Research

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Research

What do potatoes, galaxy clusters and kestrels have in common? Each is studied by a Michigan State University researcher who made advancements in these areas of expertise. But…

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New Computer Model Designs a Drug Delivery Strategy to Fight Cancer

Monday, October 29, 2018
Brownian

Researchers from Michigan State University and Stanford University have created a computer simulation, validated by experimental results, to help design drug-delivery nanoparticles that carry cancer-fighting medicines directly to…

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MSU Toxicologist to Study the Role Cannabis Plays in Reducing Brain Inflammation

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Norbert Kaminski

Norbert Kaminski, a toxicologist who has studied the effects of cannabis since 1990, has received a five-year, $2.4 million National Institutes of Health grant to further his work…

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More Than a Habit: Understanding the Mystery of Stuttering

Monday, October 22, 2018

From the outside, stuttering seems simple. The listener hears a disruption in the speech like the repetition or extension of part of a word or sees that the…

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Studying the Ethics of Invasive Therapies for Depression

Friday, October 19, 2018
Depressed Woman

A Michigan State University College of Human Medicine researcher has received a $1.4 million National Institutes of Health-Brain Initiative grant to study the ethics around interventions that use…

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Exercise Linked to a Healthy Gut and Bones

Monday, October 15, 2018

A recent study, led by Michigan State University researcher Laura McCabe, supports findings that a high-fat diet can negatively affect the bacterial composition of your intestine and decrease…

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How Well Antibiotics Work for Cystic Fibrosis Patients May be Affected by pH, Oxygen

Monday, October 15, 2018
X-ray

People living with cystic fibrosis spend their lives battling chronic lung infections resistant to antibiotic therapy. A one-size-fits-all approach to wiping out the bacterium may not be the…

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MSU Researcher Regenerates Tissues in Humans to Treat Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

Friday, October 12, 2018
Aitor

Aitor Aguirre is an assistant professor at MSU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering. He’s part of Chris Contag’s team at IQ. He works on understanding how human tissues respond…

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MSU “Jazz Musicians” Using Molecular Imaging in Regenerative Medicine and Cancer Detection

Friday, October 12, 2018
Erik Shapiro

“We’re a little bit like jazz musicians,” says MSU researcher Erik Shapiro. “We are wandering in scientific space centered around one or two themes, generally involved in molecular…

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How Parenting Can Cause Antisocial Behaviors in Children

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Small child throwing a tantrum

Children who receive less parental warmth and more harshness in their home environments may be more aggressive and may lack empathy and a moral compass, according to a…

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