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Uncovering How Some Corals Resist Leaching

Monday, February 8, 2021
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Climate change is bleaching and killing corals, but researchers from MSU and the University of Hawaii are investigating how some can stand up to a warming world. Coral…

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IceCube Collaboration Awarded 2021 Bruno Rossi Prize

Sunday, February 7, 2021
Ice Cube Observatory

The international IceCube Collaboration, which includes several researchers from Michigan State University, was awarded the 2021 Bruno Rossi Prize by the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society (AAS),…

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Helping Fight Heart Disease Before It Starts

Friday, February 5, 2021
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Spartan researchers have been awarded $2.2 million to investigate how the diets of expecting mothers could affect their babies’ heart health. Nearly one out of every 100 babies…

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MSU Offers Black History Month Learning Resource Guides

Friday, February 5, 2021
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The Michigan State University Office of K-12 Outreach has compiled two resource guides to help students, educators and others engage in learning in recognition of Black History Month….

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Scientists Advocate Breaking Laws – of Geography and Ecology

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
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Recent global calamities – the pandemic, wildfires, floods – are spurring interdisciplinary scientists to nudge aside the fashionable First Law of Geography that dictates “everything is related to…

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CREATE for STEM Receives New Funding from George Lucas Educational Foundation

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
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MSU’s CREATE for STEM Institute has received funding from the George Lucas Educational Foundation to transform in-classroom elementary science materials for virtual learning. This new grant is an extension of…

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How Community-Based Education Intersects with Research and Patient Care

Saturday, January 30, 2021
Doctor Checking the Blood Pressure of a Patient

MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students are afforded several opportunities to interact with patients during their education. One such opportunity is the Medical Outreach Clinic of McLaren Macomb…

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Advancing Millimeter-Wave Imaging – Vakalis Named IEEE MTT-S Fellow

Saturday, January 30, 2021
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Stavros Vakalis, a PhD student in the MSU Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), has received a highly competitive 2021 graduate fellowship from the IEEE Microwave Theory…

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Reaping FRIB’s Isotopes to Sow New Science

Friday, January 29, 2021

A new $13 million grant is helping the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at MSU harvest unused isotopes for a variety of research fields. It’s no secret that…

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Fields of Breeders’ Dreams: A Team Effort Toward Targeted Crop Improvements

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Switchgrass

Community effort yields reference switchgrass genome, environmental adaptations data. Michigan State University plant biology researcher David Lowry is part of a study that examines the use of switchgrass in fighting…

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