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Jeffrey Nanzer Selected for DARPA Award in Wireless and Remote Applications

Friday, September 13, 2019
Wires going into back computer system

Jeffrey Nanzer of Michigan State University has been awarded a highly competitive Director’s Fellowship from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Nanzer is the Dennis P. Nyquist assistant…

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MSU’s Smith Wins American Chemical Society Award

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
front of MSU's chemistry building

Milton (Mitch) Smith III, Michigan State University professor of chemistry, has received the 2020 American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Organometallic Chemistry, which is given to one individual…

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Mohsen Zayernouri Receives A Second Young Investigator Program Award

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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Mohsen Zayernouri of the Michigan State University College of Engineering has received another Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award – his second award since 2017. YIP awards are generally…

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Venkatarao Ganni Receives 2019 Samuel C. Collins Award

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Pictured from left: Senior Cryogenic Process Engineer Peter Knudsen, Ganni, Cryogenic Process Engineer Nusair Hasan, and FRIB Accelerator Systems Division Director Jie We

Venkatarao (Rao) Ganni, director of the MSU Cryogenic Initiative, professor of accelerator physics, and adjunct professor of mechanical engineering at Michigan State University (MSU), received the Samuel C. Collins Award given for…

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The 10-Cent Tuberculosis Test That’s Saving Lives

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Outdoor photo of road in Uganda

News of a cure for the deadliest strain of tuberculosis is making headlines around the world. However, before treatment can begin, TB must first be diagnosed. Early detection has been…

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Sun Selected as an Emerging Investigator

Monday, August 26, 2019
Faculty finds solutions for marginalized communities

Professor Liangliang Sun and his research group have made important progress in developing novel mass spectrometry-based analytical tools with extremely high sensitivity and high capacity for comprehensive characterization…

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First Frontiers Summer School held May 15-18 at MSU

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics – Center for the Evolution of the Elements (JINA-CEE) hosted The First Frontiers Summer School 15-18 May, at Michigan State University. The…

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Spartans Map Michigan’s Sand Dunes

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Home to the largest collection of freshwater coastal sand dunes in the world, Michigan is a favorite vacation spot for thousands of visitors each year. But until recently,…

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Fish Reveal Limb-Regeneration Secrets

Monday, July 29, 2019
Close up veiw of a gar fishes mouth, showing its teeth. With a blue sky in the background.

What can fish teach scientists about limb regeneration? Quite a bit, as it turns out. In the current issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Michigan…

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Cross-Cutting Research Collaborations Awarded Grants

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Nine cross-cutting research collaborations between MSU units were recently awarded grants by the Science and Society at State, or S3, program, which is directed by Sean Valles, associate…

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