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First-Ever View of TSPO Protein Structure

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Human image with TSPO protein

When new medicines are invented, the drug may hit the intended target and nullify the symptoms, but nailing a bull’s eye – one that produces zero side effects…

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MSU Partners with UN to Defend Inland Fisheries

Monday, January 26, 2015
Fish

A memorandum of understanding between Michigan State University and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations calls for close cooperation in elevating the profile of inland…

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Simulations of Galaxy Formations and Evolution – Brian O’Shea

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Theoretical astrophysics professor Brian O’Shea, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University, is interested in the formation of cosmological structure…

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NPR Recognizes ‘Malaria, Poems’ from MSU Press

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Single mosquito

The Michigan State University Press publishes impressive books throughout the year and their impact is growing. The book Malaria, Poems was recently added to the NPR must-read list…

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Overview of MSU Anaerobic Digestion & Research – Dana Kirk

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Dana Kirk is an assistant professor in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at Michigan State University.  In addition to his teaching and outreach responsibilities, he is the manager of…

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Cholesterol ‘crystals’ studied for role in heart attack, stroke

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Thanks to the work of George S. Abela, MD, MSc, MBA, professor at Michigan State University, and his colleagues, there are new advances in the war against heart…

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MSU Assumes Leadership Role in National Composite-Materials Venture

Friday, January 9, 2015

With more than 25 years of research excellence in the field of composite materials, Michigan State University was tapped by President Barack Obama to be a core partner…

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New Micrometer-Sized ‘Smart’ Material

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Nelson Sepúlveda, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is investigating a phase-changing“smart material,”looking for new ways to move things at the micro level. Funding for the research…

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Energy Savings as Easy as Dirt, Heat, Pressure

Monday, December 29, 2014

By using common materials found pretty much anywhere there is dirt, a team of Michigan State University researchers have developed a new thermoelectric material that transforms heat into…

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Chris Adami: Finding Life We Can’t Imagine

Friday, December 19, 2014

How do we search for alien life if it’s nothing like the life that we know? At TEDxUIUC Christoph Adami shows how he uses his research into artificial…

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