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Mapping A Greener Future On Farms With Precision Technology

Thursday, October 8, 2020
soybean and corn fields

When it comes to farming, becoming more sustainable can also mean becoming more profitable. So it’s only natural that farmers would look to Spartans for help going —…

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Three NatSci Faculty Members Receive NSF Early Career Awards

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
College of Natural Science

Three Michigan State University College of Natural Science, or NatSci, researchers are recipients of 2020 National Science Foundation, or NSF, Early CAREER Faculty Awards. The CAREER Award is one of…

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The Zillow App of Agricultural Regeneration

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Corn field

We can check the price of a home from a mobile app, but what if that technology could be used to shop for agricultural land — and simultaneously improve…

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Digital Agriculture Paves the Road to Agricultural Sustainability

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Aerial picture of crop land.

In a study published in Nature Sustainability, an ecosystem scientist and an agricultural economist outline how to develop a more sustainable land management system through data collection and…

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Big Data Helps Farmers Adapt to Climate Variability

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Aerial view of a cash crop feild.

A new Michigan State University study shines a light on how big data and digital technologies can help farmers better adapt to threats — both present and future…

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NSF Grant Supports Study of Low-Oxygen Zones

Thursday, December 26, 2019
Satellite view of the ocean

What impacts can we expect from the expansion of low-oxygen zones in today’s ocean? An international team of scientists that includes Michigan State University paleo-oceanographer Dalton Hardisty has…

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Six MSU Researchers Named AAAS Fellows

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Beaumont Tower on a cold winter morning.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, has awarded the distinction of Fellow to six MSU faculty members this year. These individuals have been elevated…

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High Resolution NMR Spectroscopy and Molecular Modeling of Confined Fluids

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

This presentation was given by Professor R. James Kirkpatrick during his investiture as an MSU Foundation Professor on October 29, 2019. Sadly, Professor Kirkpatrick passed away on January…

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Record Number of Postdoctoral Researchers Earn NIFA Fellowships

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Seven Michigan State University postdoctoral researchers are recipients of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA, fellowship and two-year grant of $161,000 to support ongoing research…

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MSU Foundation Supports Ideas from Lab to Marketplace

Monday, July 29, 2019
MSU medical student's invention brings mobile devices into sterile settings

Since its founding in the early 1970s, the MSU Foundation has been a beehive of activity, bringing together the worlds of higher education and economic development, tech transfer,…

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