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Global Sustainability Requires Global Thinking

Friday, April 8, 2016

Today’s energy resources and the struggle to meet the world’s needs sustainably is a complicated and compelling story involving people, the environment, competing needs and shared fates. In…

Phil Robertson

Changing Land-Use Habits Can Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Thursday, April 7, 2016

While the use of fossil fuels such as coal, gas and oil is the largest contributor to emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, there are other factors…

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‘Faces of Flint’ Looks at Daily Lives In Water Crisis

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Michigan State University’s WKAR radio and TV will soon present a series of documentary video shorts and radio features that will cover how the people of Flint, Mich….

HIV virus budding

Using Evolution to Trap HIV, Stop Drug Resistance

Monday, April 4, 2016

Scanning electron micrograph of HIV-1 budding (in green) from cultured lymphocyte. This image has been colored to highlight important features. Multiple round bumps on cell surface represent sites…

World Health Day 2016: Beat Diabetes

Monday, April 4, 2016

For World Health Day 2016, the World Health Organization is focusing on ways to halt the rise of diabetes worldwide. According to WHO: 350 million people worldwide have…

Heedeok Hong and graduate students

MSU Tackles the Mysteries of Protein Folding

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Proteins are the workhorses of life, mediating almost all biological events in every life form. Scientists know how proteins are structured, but folding – how they are built…