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A New Way to ‘Hoard’ Resources in Nano-Sized Factories Targeted for Biotech

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Blue bacteria with coding in the background

The lab of Cheryl Kerfeld at Michigan State University has created a synthetic nano-sized factory, based on natural ones found in bacteria. This research could someday lead to…

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Gene Mutation Combo Linked to Common Cancer in Women

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Michigan State University researchers, in collaboration with the Van Andel Institute, have identified a combination of two gene mutations that is linked to endometrial cancer. “More than 63,000…

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Muslim Mental Health Conference Goes Global

Friday, August 2, 2019
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Since it began at Michigan State University more than a decade ago, the Muslim Mental Health Conference through the College of Osteopathic Medicine has brought scholars, students, mental…

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Using Big Data to Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering’s collaborative environment brings together biologists, engineers, astronomers and mathematicians as well as undergrads and grad students. These researchers create models…

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Less Commonly Taught and Indigenous Languages the Focus of $2.5M Mellon Grant

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Michigan State University was awarded a four-year, $2.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support further development in the research and teaching of less commonly…

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$23M NSF Grant Funds to Upgrade Antarctic IceCube Neutrino Observatory

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
IceCube Neutrino Observatory

The IceCube Neutrino Observatory, the Antarctic detector that identified the first likely source of high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays, is getting an upgrade. The National Science Foundation is…

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Michigan Researchers Receive $5M Grant to Study Impact of State’s Third Grade Reading Law

Friday, July 12, 2019
Elementary children reading

When Michigan’s long-anticipated Read by Grade Three law goes fully into effect next school year, researchers will be watching closely to evaluate how it goes and recommend changes…

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