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Faculty Produced Album Spreads Awareness about Homelessness

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

In an effort to reduce the social stigma surrounding homelessness and to raise awareness about housing instability, a collection of spoken-word stories about homelessness set to original music…

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MSU Researcher Awarded Accelerator Stewardship from U.S. Department of Energy

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

A researcher at Michigan State University has received a prestigious Accelerator Stewardship Award from the Office of High Energy Physics at the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE,…

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With Already 2,900 People Dead From The Flu, We Need a Better Vaccine

Monday, January 6, 2020

The CDC estimates that at least 6.4 million people have caught the flu, resulting in 55,000 hospitalizations and 2,900 deaths already this season. Though the flu vaccine can…

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Trinidad’s Guppy-Filled Streams Provide Natural Lab for Genetic Rescue Research

Monday, January 6, 2020

Trinidadian Guppies, ubiquitous in freshwater aquariums around the world, are no bigger than your thumb. But for Sarah Fitzpatrick, assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Integrative…

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All Global Sustainability is Local

Thursday, January 2, 2020

In a Nature cover story, Jianguo “Jack” Liu and MSU’s Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, or CSIS, members use groundbreaking methods to discover sustainability, like politics, is…

NIH Grant Supports Study of Early-Life Adversity and Lifetime Disease Risk

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Early-life adversity, including abuse, neglect and illness, is linked to leading causes of morbidity and mortality across the lifespan and represents a major health concern. Three Michigan State…