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Grassroots Tactics Could Improve Global Environmental Policies

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Much of the world may cringe as lemurs are hunted and killed or when entire forests are burnt and harvested for charcoal. However, if local residents don’t perceive…

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Religious Rhetoric Not Helpful in Anti-Alcohol Messages

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Does including a religious message in a public service announcement warning of the dangers of alcohol use make a difference to the viewer, especially if that person lives…


Taking a New, Deeper Look at the ‘High-Energy’ Sky

Monday, April 18, 2016

Scientists operating the newly commissioned High Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Observatory today presented the deepest survey map to date of the highest energy gamma ray sources in the…

Pinpointing the Effects of Fertilizer

Monday, April 18, 2016

Plant biologists at Michigan State University and the University of Illinois have pinpointed the area of genomes within nitrogen-fixing bacteria in roots, called rhizobia, that’s being altered when…

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Michigan’s Tourism Industry Continues Strong Performance

Monday, April 18, 2016

Michigan’s tourism industry thrived in 2015 and is expected to remain strong through 2016, according to two Michigan State University researchers who presented their annual report recently at…

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Flint Fallout: Snyder’s Popularity Plummets

Monday, April 18, 2016

Gov. Rick Snyder’s approval ratings plummeted in the wake of the Flint water crisis, and Michiganders now consider city infrastructure the state’s biggest problem, according to Michigan State…