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Keeping Astronauts Healthy During Deep Space Missions

Friday, January 18, 2019
George Mias

When you get sick, a doctor or hospital is typically right down the road, a couple of hours away at most. But what if the nearest one was…

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Ornithologist Named Editor of Prestigious Journal

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Catherine Lindell

Catherine Lindell, Michigan State University ornithologist, was named the 15th editor in chief of The Condor: Ornithological Applications, one of two peer-reviewed journals published by the American Ornithological Society, or…

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Excessive Social Media Use is Comparable to Drug Addiction

Thursday, January 10, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University shows a connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making, which is commonly deficient in substance addiction. “Around one-third of humans…

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Faulty Immune Receptor Could be Reason Why Many Face HIV Complications

Monday, January 7, 2019
Oconnell

For HIV patients, treatments that control the infection have come a long way. But many still struggle with a host of other disease-related complications such as neurocognitive disorders,…

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The Source of Stem Cells Points to Two Proteins

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Stem Cells

Mammalian embryos are unlike those of any other organism as they must grow within the mother’s body. While other animal embryos grow outside the mother, their embryonic cells…

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International Student Named Rhodes Scholar

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Nikkita Ngalande

Nikkita Ngalande, an Honors College senior majoring in actuarial science in the College of Natural Science, has been named a Rhodes Scholar from her home country of Zambia….

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7 MSU Ag-Bio Researchers Among Most Highly Sited

Friday, December 7, 2018
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Seven Michigan State University researchers have been recognized in the Highly Cited Researchers List, an annual compilation of the global leaders in scientific influence by Clarivate Analytics. The…

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How Bacteria Organize their Factories, and What it Means for a Bioeconomy

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Deep in the bowels of the Arctic Ocean, or floating at the edges of scalding hot springs at Yellowstone National Park, cyanobacteria thrive in conditions that kill most…

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MSU Professor Honored for Advances in Math, Mentoring Students

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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Efstratia, or Effie, Kalfagianni, Michigan State University professor of mathematics, was named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society, or AMS, for 2019. Established in 1888, the AMS…

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Professor Elected to the American Philosophical Society

Sunday, November 18, 2018
College of Natural Science

Michigan State University evolutionary biologist Richard Lenski was inducted into the American Philosophical Society (APS) — the oldest “learned society” in the United States — on Nov. 9…

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