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Underrated and Underground, Tuber Evolution Study Earns NSF Grant

Thursday, September 5, 2019
assortment of potatoes

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
Photo of corn field

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
Leaves

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
Fruit

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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Diversity on Teams Leads to Positive Outcomes, But Not For All Individuals

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Group of scientists in lab

Individuals on teams of diverse people working together can have better outcomes than those on teams with similar individuals. But a new study by Michigan State University and…

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MSU Entomologists Awarded $2.5 Million for Infectious Disease Study

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

A team of scientists, including two from Michigan State University, has been awarded a four-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The project is aimed at…

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Sea Lampreys Drawn to Love Smell

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
sea lamprey on rocks

Some people are drawn to cologne; others are attracted to perfume. When it comes to sea lampreys, however, spermine smells like love. In new research led by Michigan…

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MSU Researchers Develop Phone App to Track Ticks

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
small tick on green branch

With school out, summer finally arriving and outdoor activities in full swing, Michigan State University is helping roll out a new app to increase your knowledge about ticks….

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