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MSU Faculty Earn NSF Grant for Project on Illicit Drug Trafficking Networks

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
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Drug cartel methods used to distribute heroin and other unlawful wares are increasing in complexity, according to a study by two Michigan State University researchers titled Discovery, Analysis and…

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NASA Funds International Team Of MSU And African Institutions For Global Carbon Research

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Forest in China

The NASA Land-Cover and Land-Use Change Program (LCLUC) has awarded $650,000 to a team of researchers from MSU and six African institutions for a project that will examine the role…

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MSU Hosts Mobility Forum Featuring Industry Experts, State Officials

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
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Michigan State University will assemble mobility experts from industry, government and its academic colleges and units to host an automotive industry virtual forum, “Accelerating the first/last mile for…

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Awakening Immune Forces To Fight Virus-Driven Cancer

Monday, November 9, 2020
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As scientists continue technological advances into the largely unexplored genomic terrain of bacteria and viruses, our understanding of how they operate inside cells increases dramatically, delivering better answers…

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Wilson Named President-Elect of American Chemical Society

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Michigan State University chemist Angela K. Wilson has been named president-elect of the American Chemical Society (ACS). She will serve a three-year term (2021-2023) in the presidential succession. “I join…

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Schmidt Chosen For NIH New Innovator Award

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Jens Schmidt with the NIH New Innovator Logo

The National Institutes of Health recently announced Michigan State University researcher Jens Schmidt as a recipient of its prestigious New Innovator Award to study how human cells repair…

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Strakovsky Awarded $2.1 Million Grant To Study Chemical Effects On Women’s Health Post-Pregnancy

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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A team of researchers from Michigan State University and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) led by Rita Strakovsky, an assistant professor in the MSU Department of Food Science and…

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No-Till Agriculture Increases Crop Yields, Environmental Gains Over Long Haul

Monday, May 18, 2020
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Despite the environmental benefits of no-till agriculture, farmers often hesitate to change to this management approach due to uncertain economic returns. Sarah Cusser, postdoctoral research associate at the Kellogg…

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Three NatSci Faculty Members Receive NSF Early Career Awards

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
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Three Michigan State University College of Natural Science, or NatSci, researchers are recipients of 2020 National Science Foundation, or NSF, Early CAREER Faculty Awards. The CAREER Award is one of…

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New Process To Identify Existing Drugs For Potential COVID-19 Treatments

Friday, April 10, 2020
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In late January, as the world watched the growing COVID-19 epidemic with increasing unease, a Michigan State University laboratory, which specializes in the use of artificial intelligence and…

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