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Testing A New Way To Tackle Cancer

Friday, April 2, 2021
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Michigan State University, Spectrum Health and Lansing-based company Niowave have teamed up to develop a new strategy to fight cancer A potential new weapon against cancer is entering…

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MSU Celebrates New, Continued Top-Ranked Graduate Programs

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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In its 2022 America’s Best Graduate Schools ranking, U.S. News and World Report recognized five of Michigan State University’s graduate programs as first in the nation, with several others…

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Reaping FRIB’s Isotopes to Sow New Science

Friday, January 29, 2021

A new $13 million grant is helping the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at MSU harvest unused isotopes for a variety of research fields. It’s no secret that…

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MSU’s Ringle Earns U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Funding Award

Friday, December 4, 2020
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Michigan State University’s Ryan Ringle won a $356,000 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC) funding award for research and development in accelerator science and technology for…

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Best Of 2020: Supernova Surprise Creates Elemental Mystery

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Image of Cassiopeia A is a supernova remnant

One of the top Phys.org articles of 2020. Michigan State University researchers have discovered that one of the most important reactions in the universe can get a huge…

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FRIB Issues First Call For Proposals For Beam Time

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
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Marking an exciting step toward commencing scientific user operation, FRIB issued its first call for proposals today. The call invites scientific users the world over to submit their…

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Celebrating An MSU Milestone In Nuclear Science

Friday, October 23, 2020
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Michigan State University not only has the nation’s top nuclear physics program, it’s also home to one of the field’s most prolific authors, B. Alex Brown. The professor…

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Bringing The Promise Of Quantum Computing To Nuclear Physics

Thursday, October 8, 2020
Graphic depiction of quantum computing

Quantum mechanics, the physics of atoms and subatomic particles, can be strange, especially compared to the everyday physics of Isaac Newton’s falling apples. But this unusual science is…

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U.S. Department Of Energy Designates FRIB As DOE Office Of Science User Facility

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Outside shot of completed exterior of FRIB

The U.S. Department of Energy has designated the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at Michigan State University as an Office of Science user facility. U.S. Secretary of Energy…

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MSU Researchers Awarded Grant To Develop Instrument That Will Advance Nuclear Science Research

Thursday, July 30, 2020
artwork depicting nuclear reaction

Michigan State University (MSU) researchers from the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop an instrument that will lead to breakthroughs in nuclear physics and…

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