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NSF Funded Project Explores Plant Metabolism Links To Climate Change, Human Nutrition

Monday, July 13, 2020

Michigan State University plant biologist Berkley Walker is part of a team of scientists that is using a 3-year, $1.4 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Molecular and Cellular…

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MSU Chemical Engineer Develops Styrene Free Bio Renewable Resins

Monday, July 13, 2020

Research at Michigan State University is developing new styrene-free bio renewable resins with broad applicability in the construction of countertops, bathroom fixtures, windmill blades, and boats. The research…

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Study Shows Humans Are Optimists For Most Of Life

Monday, July 13, 2020

Is middle age really the “golden age” when people are the most optimistic in life? Researchers from Michigan State University led the largest study of its kind to…

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Well Off Countries Need Trade To Cut Environmental Woes

Monday, July 13, 2020

International trade wins and losses don’t just show up in the stock market, but also on a nation’s environmental sustainability scores, a new study in “Nature Sustainability” shows….

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MSU Receives $4M for New Doctoral Fellowships in Education Sciences

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Michigan State University has received $4 million from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare scholars who will help shape decisions affecting students and schools across the nation….

Social Scientists Awarded National Parks Service Grant

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The MSU Department of Anthropology announced that two members of the faculty have received a unique grant award from the National Parks Service. Stacey Camp and Ethan Watrall…