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MSU Scientists One Million ‘Hops’ Closer to Ending a Disease Endemic in Cattle

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
A cow licking her calf in the field.

Many people have never heard of Brucellosis, but farmers and ranchers in the United States forced to cull animals that test positive for the disease and people infected…

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Natural Resources: Conducting Research at the Crossroads of Trees, Wildlife, Water and Climate.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Ourdoor photo of Corey Marsh

The latest issue of Futures from AgBioResearch illustrates the variety of research projects ongoing at Michigan State University related to Michigan’s natural resources. From combating invasive species, to…

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Zhao Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Energy Retrofit of Residential Buildings

Friday, February 19, 2021
Detroit buildings

In January, Dong Zhao, Ph.D., assistant professor of construction management in the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction, received a Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award…

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MSU’s Lenski Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Friday, February 12, 2021
Glass beakers with a black background.

During his ground-breaking E. coli Long-Term Evolution Project (LTEE), Michigan State University experimental evolutionary biologist Richard Lenski has witnessed the beginning and end of more than one lifetime—73,000 bacterial lifetimes and counting,…

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Reintroducing Arctic Grayling to Michigan Streams

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Foamy water on a beach

Through the Michigan Arctic Grayling Initiative, MSU researchers are teaming with nearly 50 partners to bring back the treasured fish species. Researchers in Michigan State University’s Department of Fisheries…

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Scientists Advocate Breaking Laws – of Geography and Ecology

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
A branch with green leaves, there are trees in the background.

Recent global calamities – the pandemic, wildfires, floods – are spurring interdisciplinary scientists to nudge aside the fashionable First Law of Geography that dictates “everything is related to…

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Mitchell Awarded Five-Year, $2.5 Million Grant to Develop Risk Assessment Training Program

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Microbes

Jade Mitchell, associate professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) will lead a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes…

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Day Named MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, September 21, 2020
Brad Day

Michigan State University (MSU) recently named new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research. Among those distinguished is Brad Day, Ph.D.,…

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MSU Researchers To Lead $5.2M Grant To Investigate Management Strategies For Fire Blight

Thursday, September 3, 2020
Two juicy red apples still on the tree in a warm summer evening.

George Sundin and Nikki Rothwell will lead a USDA-funded project examining fire blight, a disease that can kill apple and pear trees. George Sundin George Sundin, professor and…

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WKAR Science of Food Series Debuts on PBS Digital

Friday, September 20, 2019
Healthy produce foods

Why should meat “rest” between cooking and serving? Which is better: farmed or wild-caught salmon? What makes a pickle, a pickle? History buff, foodie and Michigan State University…

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