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Reintroducing Arctic Grayling to Michigan Streams

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Foamy water on a beach

Through the Michigan Arctic Grayling Initiative, MSU researchers are teaming with nearly 50 partners to bring back the treasured fish species. Researchers in Michigan State University’s Department of Fisheries…

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MSU Scientists Conduct Largest Freshwater Insect Census in U.S.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

When it comes to census taking, people are not the only ones who count. As the country completes its 2020 Census—the 23rd in U.S. history—researchers in Michigan State…

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MSU Part Of $4.4 Million Grant To Examine Spread Of Infectious Disease By Migratory Birds

Thursday, December 17, 2020
flock of crows

Researchers at Michigan State University are partnering with colleagues from the U.S. and four other countries to develop biosurveillance plans to monitor and prevent infectious disease spread by…

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Giving GDP a Needed Ecological Companion

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
plant in the mountains

To have a more sustainable world, people need to put a dollar value on nature’s contributions. In this week’s interdisciplinary journal — “Proceedings of the National Academy of…

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MSU Announces New Center for PFAS Research

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Woman in stream taking water sample

An interdisciplinary group of researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) is collaborating to form the MSU Center for PFAS Research, a new initiative to explore the health and…

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All Global Sustainability is Local

Thursday, January 2, 2020
China country side, trees on mountains.

In a Nature cover story, Jianguo “Jack” Liu and MSU’s Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, or CSIS, members use groundbreaking methods to discover sustainability, like politics, is…

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Transformative Change Can Save Humans and Nature

Friday, December 13, 2019

The survival of Earth’s life is not a battle of humans versus nature. In this week’s Science a sweeping assessment of nature, concluding victory needs both humans and…

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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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Diversity on Teams Leads to Positive Outcomes, But Not For All Individuals

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Group of scientists in lab

Individuals on teams of diverse people working together can have better outcomes than those on teams with similar individuals. But a new study by Michigan State University and…

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Sea Lampreys Drawn to Love Smell

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
sea lamprey on rocks

Some people are drawn to cologne; others are attracted to perfume. When it comes to sea lampreys, however, spermine smells like love. In new research led by Michigan…

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