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MSU Awarded $4.4 Mil. for Mali Food Security

Monday, March 28, 2016
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Michigan State University has been awarded $4.4 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development in Mali to strengthen the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security…

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MSU’s Kamfwa Driven to Improve Crop Yields in Zambia

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Growing up in Zambia, Kelvin Kamfwa remembers watching his parents—small-scale farmers—struggle with low yields. Kamfwa is pursuing a doctorate in plant breeding, genetics, and biotechnology in the College…

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MSU’s Taylor Awarded $500,000 for Malawi Malaria Study

Friday, November 6, 2015

Terrie E. Taylor, University Distinguished Professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Osteopathic Medical Specialties, has received a $500,000 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for the…

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New Archive Allows Global Access to Rare African Photos

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hoping to preserve cultural heritage and change Western thought on Africa, a Michigan State University researcher will use a $300,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to digitize…

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World Malaria Day: MSU Research Solutions

Monday, April 13, 2015
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World Malaria Day has been designated as April 25, 2015. According to the World Health Organization, malaria is both a preventable and treatable mosquito-borne disease that infects 198…

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NSF CAREER Award for Study of Technology Use in Kenya

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Susan Wyche

Department of Media and Information Assistant Professor Susan Wyche has been awarded a National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development award, the foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty…

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MSU Research History: Cause of Cerebral Malaria Fatalities

Thursday, March 19, 2015

2015 – Terrie Taylor, University Distinguished Professor, Tropical Medicine, Department of Osteopathic Medical Specialties, and her team publish their discovery about what causes children to die of cerebral malaria….

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Social Status Impacts Mammals’ Health

Thursday, March 12, 2015

High social status has its privileges ­­when it comes to aging – even in wild animals. In a first-of-its-kind study involving a wild species, Michigan State University researchers…

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NPR Recognizes ‘Malaria, Poems’ from MSU Press

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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The Michigan State University Press publishes impressive books throughout the year and their impact is growing. The book Malaria, Poems was recently added to the NPR must-read list…

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New Tool Shows Which Kids at Risk for Malaria

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Researchers at Michigan State University have identified a test that can determine which children with malaria are likely to develop cerebral malaria, a much more life-threatening form of…

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