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MSU’s Piotr Piecuch named Xingda Lecturer by Peking University

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Piotr Piecuch, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and adjunct professor of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Natural Science, was named the 2019 Xingda Lecturer…

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NSF Grant Supports Study of Low-Oxygen Zones

Thursday, December 26, 2019

What impacts can we expect from the expansion of low-oxygen zones in today’s ocean? An international team of scientists that includes Michigan State University paleo-oceanographer Dalton Hardisty has…

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Identifying a Plant Cell Barrier to Breeding More Nutritious Crops

Friday, December 20, 2019

What if we could grow plants that are larger and also have higher nutritional content? Michigan State University scientists have identified a protein that could be a major roadblock…

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Rare Disease Gives Insight into Autism and Epilepsy

Thursday, December 19, 2019

A new study published in Nature Communications on a rare genetic disease provides insights into autism, epilepsy and cognitive impairment. The disorder, tuberous sclerosis, causes benign tumors on…

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Social Scientist Uncovers Patterns of Opioid Misuse Among Bisexual Female Veterans

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Psychology professor Dr. Kaston Anderson-Carpenter, a behavioral and social scientist at Michigan State University, is uncovering an alarming pattern of prescription opioid misuse among certain groups of underrepresented…

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Peters Receives Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Assistant Professor Tacuma Peters is one of only 10 junior faculty from universities across the nation selected for a 12-month Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. Funded by the…