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Machine Learning Model Finds SARS CoV-2 Growing More Infectious

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Corona virus

A novel machine learning model developed by researchers at Michigan State University suggests that mutations to the SARS-CoV-2 genome have made the virus more infectious. The model, developed…

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Understanding Protein Interactions for COVID-19 Treatments

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Dr. Alex Dickson is an assistant professor at Michigan State University in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He along with his group of researchers are using…

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High Resolution Proteins Being Built To Fight COVID-19

Monday, June 15, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan State University researchers are rising to the occasion and spearheading projects that seek to aid the international efforts to develop treatments for the…

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Brandon Rohnke Named AAAS Science Technology Policy Fellow

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Department of Energy

Brandon Rohnke, a postdoc at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL), has accepted an offer to be a Science & Technology Policy Fellow with the American Association for…

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MSU Faculty Awarded Grants for COVID-19 Research

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Corona virus

The National Science Foundation recently awarded three Rapid Response Research, or RAPID, grants — grants given by the NSF for research focusing on urgent or immediate situations —…

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MSU Researchers to Develop Management Tool for Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Monday, June 1, 2020
View of a waters edge from the water point of view.

Two Michigan State University researchers will develop a multi-objective optimization tool to help agencies make better informed management decisions for the Chesapeake Bay watershed with a $1 million…

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MSU Scientists Shake Up Balancing Act of Plant Metabolism

Monday, May 18, 2020

Step outside and spring is in full bloom, from red tulips, to pink magnolias to purple lilacs, but how do plants create all that color? The alluring hues…

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New Study Shines Light on Mysterious Giant Viruses

Friday, May 8, 2020
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In recent years, giant viruses have been unearthed in several of the world’s most mysterious locations, from the thawing permafrost of Siberia to locations unknown beneath the Antarctic…

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MSU’s Gregg Howe Elected to the National Academy Of Sciences

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Gregg Howe in the lab

Michigan State University plant scientist Gregg Howe has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, or NAS. Founded in 1863, the NAS is one of the oldest…

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New Bile Discovery Will Rewrite Textbooks

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
upclose microscope

Forget what you know about bile because that’s about to change, thanks to a new discovery made by Michigan State University and published in the current issue of…

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