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Preserving Healthy Water Ecoystems

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
water on plant

Michigan, in many ways, is defined by water. The state boasts 11,037 inland lakes and tens of thousands of miles of rivers and streams, providing at least one…

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MSU Researchers to Use Algae to Reduce Power Plant Emissions

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
T.B. Simon Power Plant

Michigan State University scientists will explore new algae-based technologies to capture power plant emissions and sustainably turn them into valuable products. The research project, funded by a $1…

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Project Aims to Reduce Pathogen Threat in Low-Flow Water Systems

Friday, January 13, 2017
MSU professor of biosystems and agricultural engineering Jade Mitchell.

Low-flow building water systems designed to conserve water pose potential health hazards because they may cause an increase in disease-causing organisms and harmful chemicals. A new Environmental Protection…

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Undergrads Honor Faculty Mentors

Monday, April 11, 2016
Evangelyn Alocilja and Howard Bossen

Evangelyn Alocilja, professor of biosystems and agriculture engineering, and Howard Bossen, professor of photography and visual communication, were both recent recipients of the annual Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor…

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New Technology Turns Manure into Clean Water

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Imagine something that can turn cow manure into clean water, extract nutrients from that water to serve as fertilizer and help solve the ever-present agricultural problem of manure…

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