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Spartan Medical Research Journal Provides Opportunities for Scholarly Activity

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
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There’s no shortage of academic journals out there, but in 2016, the founders for the Spartan Medical Research Journal, or SMRJ, realized there wasn’t a centralized place where MSU…

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Counterfeit Products And COVID-19

Friday, December 18, 2020
N 95 Face masks

Jay Kennedy is an assistant professor in the School of Criminal Justice with a joint appointment in the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection. Much of Kennedy’s research in the anti-counterfeiting…

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Wu Named Fellow Of The Society For Risk Analysis

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Felicia Wu, John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition, and Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics, has been named a…

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Increase Of 200% In Michigan Schools Going Remote Due To Pandemic

Thursday, December 17, 2020
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A new report on how K-12 students in Michigan have been educated during the pandemic has found a dramatic shift toward remote instruction in December. Of all school…

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Plant Science In A New Light

Thursday, December 17, 2020
Researcher in a greenhouse with pink light

Michigan State’s research greenhouses are bringing in LED technology, an eye-catching, pink upgrade that saves energy and money. What do you get when you mix some green and…

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Our Immune System And COVID-19

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Women adjusting her face mask while wearing pull PPE.

One of the keys to combating COVID-19 and the flu is to understand how our immune system responds to different viruses. Yasser Aldhamen, assistant professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics,…

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Social Circles Protect Against Depression In Elder Adults, Research Finds

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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Researchers in MSU’s Department of Communication examine the layers of social connection and impacts on functioning in older adults. A new study published in Psychology and Aging shows…

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Researchers To Test Wastewater Statewide For Early COVID-19 Detection

Friday, December 11, 2020
Water with rain drop ripples.

Michigan State University researchers have received $2.1 million in grant funding to test for the novel coronavirus in wastewater, which has the potential to be an early warning…

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Study Connects Diabetes, Air Pollution To Interstitial Lung Disease

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Photo overlooking a city, with smog in the air.

People with prediabetes or diabetes who live in ozone-polluted areas may have an increased risk for an irreversible disease with a high mortality rate. A new study recently published in…

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Richardson Selected As Jefferson Science Fellow

Friday, December 4, 2020
Global map of COVID outbreak

With the global challenge of addressing the broad ranging impacts of COVID-19, it is critical to investigate what relief efforts make actual improvement in mitigating the negative effects…

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