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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…

Rick Sadler

Lead in Soil Plagues Flint’s Health

Thursday, March 31, 2016

For years, the city of Flint has been trying to fight another battle with lead…and it lies within the soil. A new study, involving a Michigan State University…

Steven Gold and Berkey Hall

What’s Holding Black Entrepreneurs Back?

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Only 5 percent of blacks are self-employed, compared with 11 percent of whites, and black-owned companies tend to be smaller, have fewer employees and make less money than…

Witold Nazarewicz, a professor at the MSU-based Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Seeking the Origins of Gold in the Universe

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Michigan State University researchers, working with colleagues from Technical University Darmstadt in Germany, are zeroing in on the answer to one of science’s most puzzling questions: Where did…

(L to R): Physics and Astronomy Professor Norman Birge, graduate students Bethany Niedzielski and Joseph Glick, and Scientific Instrument Facilities Coordinator Reza Loloee, Ph.D., stand next to the high-vacuum sputtering system used in the project.

New Superconducting Magnetic Memory Element Developed

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

In a research project funded through the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) organization, several Michigan State University researchers, as well as scientists from Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation,…

Autism Awareness Month: MSU Research Solutions

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Michigan State University has established the Institute for Research in Autism, Intellectual and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (RAIND) to bring together a wide variety of multidisciplinary initiatives already being pursued…