Michigan State University main website

Calcium

Reading Between the Diamonds

Thursday, March 18, 2021
Close up image of diamond

MSU scientists expand deep carbon story. The high temperatures and pressures of the Earth’s mantle forge carbon-rich minerals known as carbonates into diamond. But less is known about…

Read More

Researchers Examine Puzzling Sizes of Extremely Light Calcium Isotopes

Monday, February 11, 2019

One of the most fundamental properties of the nucleus is its size. The nuclear radius generally increases with the number of proton and neutron constituents. However, when examined…

Read More

Researchers Probe Structure of Human Calcium Receptor

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Gene expression pattern of the CASR gene.

Michigan State University was part of a team that’s providing new insights into the molecular basis of human diseases resulting from mutations in the calcium-sensing receptor, or CaSR,…

Read More