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Crop Rotation Study Shows Positive Impact on Long-Term Land Sustainability

Monday, June 8, 2015

A study authored by MSU’s Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences assistant professor Lisa Tiemann, is the first of its kind to show that crop rotations, in…

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Honeybee Parasite Invades by ‘Smelling Like Bees’

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

New research has revealed that Varroa mites, the most-serious threat to honeybees worldwide, are infiltrating hives by smelling like bees. The Michigan State University-led study, appearing in the…

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MSU Research Celebrates World Environment Day

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has designated Friday, June 5, 2015, as World Environment Day, with the theme “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.” Every…

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Schools Failing to Address Biased Student Discipline

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

School districts are failing to address the discipline gap between students of color and white students — in some cases even blocking researchers from gathering data on the…

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Online Gambling Would Benefit from Better Regulation

Monday, June 1, 2015

The U.S. government’s attempt to crack down on Internet gambling is widely seen as a convoluted mess. Yet, more controlled and defined regulation would likely benefit the $41…

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Michigan’s University Research Corridor: Talent for a Global Economy

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Michigan’s leading research universities are magnets for top-notch talent, attracting, developing and retaining highly skilled individuals to propel Michigan’s economy into the future, a new report confirms. With…