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Assigning Workers to New Networks Boosts Sustainability

Friday, November 8, 2019
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Organizations looking to lead quests for sustainability can train troops within their ranks, but the traditional boundaries like experience, seniority and departments aren’t where the payoffs lie. Social…

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Leveraging Drone Technology to Release Sterile Insects

Friday, November 8, 2019

Chris Adams and Larry Gut, entomologists in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University, are using large drones to release sterile insects as a more sustainable and cost-effective…

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MSU Conservation and Business Researchers Partner To Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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Faculty from Michigan State University will join forces and combine wildlife trafficking and supply chain management expertise to reduce global crime with far-reaching impacts. The team will combine…

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New NIH Grants To Pinpoint Male Fertility Genes

Friday, September 20, 2019
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Pinpointing the genes responsible for male fertility is the focus of two National Institutes for Health grants totaling $2.8 million. Michigan State University scientists will use the grants…

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Underrated and Underground, Tuber Evolution Study Earns NSF Grant

Thursday, September 5, 2019
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The United States grew more than a million acres of potatoes in 2017, making the number one vegetable crop in the country a tuber. But potatoes are not…

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MSU Research Lends Insight as More Farms Worldwide Adopt Precision Agriculture Practices

Friday, August 30, 2019
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MSU Researcher Lends Insight as More and More Farms Worldwide Adopt Precision Practices. Marc Hasenick isn’t interested in labels. He’s not concerned with being called “innovative” or “progressive.”…

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MSU Affiliates Elected to Board of U.S. Society for Ecological Economics

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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Michigan State University faculty members and students from the Department of Community Sustainability and the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics have been elected to the United…

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Kaminski Named Director for Center for Research on Ingredient Safety

Sunday, August 18, 2019
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Norbert Kaminski, Ph.D. to serve as director for the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety (CRIS) at Michigan State University (MSU). His appointment comes after successfully serving as…

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Li Elected to National Landscape Architectural Council

Friday, August 16, 2019
James Klausner named a Fellow of the American Society of Thermal and Fluid Engineers

Ming-Han Li, director of the Michigan State University’s School of Planning, Design and Construction, or SPDC, has been elected to the American Society of Landscape Architects’ Council of…

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New Research Points to Soil Pore Structure as Key to Carbon Storage

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Alexandra Kravchenko, Michigan State University professor in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, and several of her colleagues recently discovered a new mechanism determining how carbon…

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