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Decades-Old Discovery Of Shape-Shifting Bacteria Revealed And Revamped

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Scientists from Michigan State University’s Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics  (MMG) in the College of Natural Science connected remarkable bacterial research across decades, from Minnesota to Michigan. Their results were published in the…

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Fishing For Answers To Life’s Mysteries

Monday, November 2, 2020

Evolutionarily speaking, the spotted gar is a bit of an old soul. That’s why Ingo Braasch, a Michigan State University assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, is…

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Naghibolhosseini Receives Early Career Award From American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Maryam Naghibolhosseini, Ph.D., an assistant professor in MSU’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, received the Award for Early Career Contributions in Research from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)….

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Study Finds Small Streams Have Big Impacts On Great Lakes

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Excessive nutrient inputs from tributary streams and rivers contribute to harmful algal blooms and coastal ecosystem degradation worldwide. However, the role that small tributaries play in coastal nutrient…

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Team To Develop Risk Assessment Tool For Children Exposed To HIV

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Michigan State researchers are developing a risk assessment tool to make sure children who have been exposed to HIV are living their best lives. Because children exposed to…

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Wilson Named President-Elect of American Chemical Society

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Michigan State University chemist Angela K. Wilson has been named president-elect of the American Chemical Society (ACS). She will serve a three-year term (2021-2023) in the presidential succession. “I join…