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Team of MSU Scientists Tackling the PFAS Crisis

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are colloquially known as “forever chemicals” because they are so difficult to break down. They are found in water supplies wherever flame…

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New “Snares to Wares Initiative: Capacity for Change” Exihibit for Detroit Zoo

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Michigan State University students, faculty and researchers are the creators and driving force behind a new exhibit and one-of-a-kind sculpture now on display at the Detroit Zoo. The “Snares…

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MSU Scientists Contributors to UN Sustainability Report

Thursday, May 9, 2019
MSU F&W scientists contributors to UN sustainability report

Two MSU sustainability scientists contributed to a landmark United Nations report which finds an unprecedented biodiversity loss, and calls for transformative changes to balance nature conservation and economic…

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Student Named 12th Udall Scholar from MSU

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Student named 12th Udall Scholar from MSU

Charles Booher, an Honors College junior majoring in fisheries and wildlife in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and public policy in the College of Social Science,…

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MSU Researchers Named Fellows of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Cheruvelil and Soranno

Patricia Soranno and Kendra Cheruvelil, professors in the Michigan State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, have been named fellows of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology…

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New MSU Research Center to Focus on Natural Resources Research and Outreach

Monday, November 26, 2018
Ag Hall Image

Michigan State University AgBioResearch will officially open the Corey Marsh Ecological Research Center outside Laingsburg on Nov. 28. The facility is the 14th AgBioResearch off-campus research center in the state…

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MSU Partners with Bowling Green State University on Algal Bloom Research

Friday, November 9, 2018
Lake Erie

Michigan State University is pleased to be one of nine universities partnering with Bowling Green State University (BGSU) on its recently announced Lake Erie Center for Oceans and…

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Pinpointing a Molecule for Sea Lamprey Control

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Sea Lamprey

A team of scientists has identified a single molecule that could be a key in controlling invasive sea lampreys. Researchers from Michigan State University, the University of Minnesota…

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Fate of Mussels and Fish Intertwined

Friday, March 2, 2018
Dana Infante

Times are tough for 31 of Michigan’s 45 varieties of freshwater mussels. These residents of the state’s rivers are imperiled by habitat disruption and pollution and are also…

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MSU Studying Ways to Improve Dams

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Daniel Kramer and iaguo Qi

Michigan State University researchers, equipped with $3 million from NASA, will investigate innovative methods to improve dams so that they are less harmful to people and the environment. Focusing…

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