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Testing A New Way To Tackle Cancer

Friday, April 2, 2021
Image of lab materials for cancer therapies

Michigan State University, Spectrum Health and Lansing-based company Niowave have teamed up to develop a new strategy to fight cancer A potential new weapon against cancer is entering…

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Reaping FRIB’s Isotopes to Sow New Science

Friday, January 29, 2021

A new $13 million grant is helping the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at MSU harvest unused isotopes for a variety of research fields. It’s no secret that…

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FRIB Issues First Call For Proposals For Beam Time

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Outside shot of completed exterior of FRIB

Marking an exciting step toward commencing scientific user operation, FRIB issued its first call for proposals today. The call invites scientific users the world over to submit their…

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MSU Researchers Participate in Discovery that Challenges Nuclear Theory

Monday, April 20, 2020
red and blue tessellated design

A team of researchers, including scientists from the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, or FRIB, and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, or NSCL, at MSU, have made a discovery that could…

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NSF Awards $122.5 Mil. for Operation of Cyclotron

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Test photos of the MSU NSCL for the Winter 2009 MSUToday magazine.

A cooperative agreement between Michigan State University and the National Science Foundation will result in up to $122.5 million in continued funding over five years for the National…

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$1.1M Grant to Make Rare Isotope Travel More Efficient

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Chris Compton describes features of a FRIB cyromodule to Thomas Bieler, Neil Wright, Philip Eisenlohr on Monday May 9, 2016.

Researchers from Michigan State University’s College of Engineering will use a $1.1 million grant to try to make a nucleus’s journey through the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams…

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