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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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MSU Law Professor Argues Case Before the Colorado Supreme Court

Sunday, March 28, 2021
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When the Logan County (Colorado) Department of Human Services removed two infant twin girls from the custody of their mother, the mother told the department that their father…

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MSU Students Earn National STEM Scholarships

Friday, March 26, 2021
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Two Michigan State University undergraduate students have been named recipients of the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. MSU has produced 49 Goldwater Scholars. MSU’s Goldwater Scholars are:…

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MSU Press Journals Program to Expand Offerings and Access

Thursday, March 25, 2021
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The Journals program at Michigan State University Press has expanded its STEM offerings and digital reach to scholars. MSU Press recently acquired Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (AEHM), a journal featuring extensive research on aquatic ecosystems in the Great Lakes…

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Thomson, PhD Student, Awarded NRT-Impacts Fellowship

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
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Joanne Thomson, a Ph.D. student in the lab of MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory scientist Dr. Federica Brandizzi, is a recipient of a 2021 NRT-IMPACTS (NRT) fellowship. The NRT program at Michigan State University…

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Helping Children Heal

Monday, March 22, 2021
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Funding grows for music therapy outreach in Detroit. One child wrote lyrics about what she would do when she got home from the hospital. Another composed a melody…

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Teaching AI What’s Fair

Friday, March 19, 2021
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With support from Amazon and the National Science Foundation, Michigan State researchers are helping artificial intelligence understand fairness. “What is fair?” feels like a rhetorical question. But for…

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Reading Between the Diamonds

Thursday, March 18, 2021
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MSU scientists expand deep carbon story. The high temperatures and pressures of the Earth’s mantle forge carbon-rich minerals known as carbonates into diamond. But less is known about…

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Text Me About Cervical Cancer

Thursday, March 18, 2021
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Digital communication is a way to bridge the racial disparity gap in cervical cancer information and follow up. An estimated 14,480 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will…

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