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MSU Researchers Named Fellows of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Cheruvelil and Soranno

Patricia Soranno and Kendra Cheruvelil, professors in the Michigan State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, have been named fellows of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology…

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Animal Abuse in Correlation with Perpetrator’s Relationship

Monday, March 18, 2019
Laura Reese

As states around the country move to stiffen punishments for animal cruelty, Michigan State University researchers have found a correlation between the types of animal abuse committed and…

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USDA Director Scott Angle Visits MSU

Thursday, March 14, 2019

U.S. Department of Agriculture Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA, Scott Angle toured facilities and farms at Michigan State University on Feb. 26. Angle…

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Chinese and American Consumers Want More Trade, Skeptical of Policies

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Containers on a shipping dock

Although 80% of Chinese consumers believe more trade to be better for their economy, only 62% find trade with the United States to be favorable. This discrepancy, found…

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Uncovering the Origins of the Cultivated Strawberry

Monday, February 25, 2019
Strawberries

Until now, little has been known about the evolutionary origins of the cultivated garden strawberry. Whereas most species, including humans, are diploid with two copies of the genome…

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How Does the Amazon Rain Forest Cope with Drought?

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The Amazon rain forest isn’t necessarily a place that many would associate with a drought, yet prolonged dry spells are projected to become more prevalent and severe because…

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Studying Pregnancy and its Long-term Impact on Women and their Children

Friday, February 1, 2019
Rita Strakovsky

Rita Strakovsky, an assistant professor in the MSU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, is studying the relationship between the mother and the developing fetus. With advice…

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Finding Ways to Use Natural Plant Adaptations to Feed the World

Friday, February 1, 2019
Robert Van Buren

Robert VanBuren, an assistant professor in the MSU Department of Horticulture, explores how the mechanisms and characteristics that help plants be resilient to drought could lead to new…

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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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MSU Forensic Entomologist is Helping Solve a Cold Case

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Eric Benbow

There’s an unsolved crime: a body found in a lake with little algal growth and no evidence of insects. Extremely odd, as other evidence suggests the body may…

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