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Wastewater May Help Predict the Next COVID-19 Outbreak

Monday, May 11, 2020
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The secret to predicting viral outbreaks like COVID-19 might be in our sewers. A Michigan State University researcher is spearheading a study to determine if viral outbreaks can…

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Octopus May be the Key to ‘Smart Prosthetics’

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Galit Pelled’s fascination with the intelligent octopus dates back to her undergraduate days at Hebrew University in Israel where she cared for and fed the dexterous animal. Now…

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Researchers Measure Cancer Cell Mechanics in Living Animals Using Nanoparticles

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
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A first-of-its-kind nanoparticle-based in vivo imaging technique that may one day be used to help diagnose and even treat cancer has been developed by researchers collaborating from Michigan…

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MSU Launches Online Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering

Monday, April 27, 2020
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The Michigan State University College of Engineering has launched its third online master’s degree program – an M.S. in Civil Engineering from the Department of Civil and Environmental…

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MSU Professor Receives 2020 Young Investigator Program Award

Thursday, April 16, 2020
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Peng Zhang will advance research on high-power microwaves after receiving a 2020 Young Investigator Program award from the U.S. Office of Naval Research. Zhang is an assistant professor in the…

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NSF selects Spartan Engineers for Top Graduate Research Honor

Monday, April 6, 2020
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NSF selects Spartan Engineers for top graduate research honor The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) Program has selected five more fellows from the Michigan State University…

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Zhang Awarded Innovation Of The Year

Thursday, April 2, 2020

The solution to better hearing isn’t simply turning up the volume on a speaker – or a hearing aid. Sorting through a broad range of sounds to amplify…

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MSU Units Collaborate to Create 3D-Printed Medical Face Shields in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

Monday, March 30, 2020
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Michigan State University is helping local health professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus by making 3D-printed personal protective equipment. To…

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Eleven MSU Graduate Programs Rank in the Top 15 Nationally

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
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Michigan State University was recognized once again for having the nation’s top graduate programs in elementary and secondary education, curriculum and instruction and supply chain/logistics, according to U.S. News…

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Oil Flow Beneath Ice in the Great Lakes

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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A research team, led by Michigan State University faculty and a student, is continuing its cold-weather research to discover how to protect the Great Lakes from oil spills…

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