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Nanomedicine’s ‘Crown’ is Ready for Its Close-Up

Monday, January 25, 2021
Graphic of the particles interacting.

An international team of researchers led by Michigan State University’s Morteza Mahmoudi has developed a new method to better understand how nanomedicines — emerging diagnostics and therapies that are very…

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How ‘Iron Man’ Bacteria Could Help Protect the Environment

Friday, January 8, 2021

When Michigan State University’s Gemma Reguera first proposed her new research project to the National Science Foundation, one grant reviewer responded that the idea was not “environmentally relevant.”…

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Spartan Medical Research Journal Provides Opportunities for Scholarly Activity

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
books on shelf in library

There’s no shortage of academic journals out there, but in 2016, the founders for the Spartan Medical Research Journal, or SMRJ, realized there wasn’t a centralized place where MSU…

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MSU Leads $1 Million NSF Grant to Study Diversity in Classroom Instruction Materials

Thursday, October 1, 2020
classroom

Most scientists that students see in undergraduate educational materials do not reflect the diversity of researchers within the scientific community, nor do they match the identities of students…

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Investigating The Impact Of Heatwaves On Natural And Agricultural Ecosystems

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Image of A Colorado potato beetle on a leaf.

Will Wetzel, assistant professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Entomology, is researching how extreme weather events, such as heatwaves, impact various ecosystems in Michigan. A major…

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Symbiotic Relationship between Fungi and Algae Illuminates Algae’s Migration to Land

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Nannochloropsis oceanica endosymbiosis with Mortierella Elongata

Picture a typical documentary scene on the evolution of life. It probably starts with little bugs in a murky, primordial soup. Eons of time zip by as bugs…

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Exploring the Possibilities of Stem Cell Treatments in Humans and Animals

Friday, February 1, 2019
Yuan Wang

Yuan Wang, an assistant professor in the MSU Department of Animal Science, believes stem cells may hold the answer to some of medicine’s biggest questions. Stem cells are…

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Three MSU Scientists Named AAAS Fellows

Monday, November 24, 2014

Three Michigan State University scientists were recently named AAAS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This national recognition is awarded to researchers for their…

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