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First Frontiers Summer School held May 15-18 at MSU

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics – Center for the Evolution of the Elements (JINA-CEE) hosted The First Frontiers Summer School 15-18 May, at Michigan State University. The…

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After Hospital Stays, Research Finds At-Home Support Helps Stroke Victims Adjust

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Stroke patient with therapist

Michigan State University researchers have found that many stroke patients feel unprepared when discharged from the hospital. Their caregivers feel the same. But when a home-based support network…

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Making a Difference for Aging Populations and the People Who Help Them

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Although most of us don’t want to admit it, we’re all getting older. Population demographics indicate that U.S. residents are aging at an unprecedented rate. By 2030, 20%…

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Symbiotic Relationship between Fungi and Algae Illuminates Algae’s Migration to Land

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Nannochloropsis oceanica endosymbiosis with Mortierella Elongata

Picture a typical documentary scene on the evolution of life. It probably starts with little bugs in a murky, primordial soup. Eons of time zip by as bugs…

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$23M NSF Grant Funds to Upgrade Antarctic IceCube Neutrino Observatory

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
IceCube Neutrino Observatory

The IceCube Neutrino Observatory, the Antarctic detector that identified the first likely source of high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays, is getting an upgrade.   The National Science Foundation…

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Michigan Researchers Receive $5M Grant to Study Impact of State’s Third Grade Reading Law

Friday, July 12, 2019
Elementary children reading

When Michigan’s long-anticipated Read by Grade Three law goes fully into effect next school year, researchers will be watching closely to evaluate how it goes and recommend changes…

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Is Treating Drinking Water Enough to Limit PFAS Exposure?

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Researchers from three states currently grappling with water contaminated with poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are joining forces to tackle one of the biggest remaining questions facing communities who have found the toxic chemicals used in firefighting foam, nonstick cookware and water-repellent clothing lurking in their water supply.

Researchers from three states currently grappling with water contaminated with poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are joining forces to tackle one of the biggest remaining questions facing…

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Color Me Music: Alliance for Students of Color

Monday, April 29, 2019

Color Me Music is a new student group formed by College of Music students whose aim is to provide support for collaborations among music students of color and…

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MSU Women’s Ensemble Performs Empowering New Song

Friday, April 26, 2019

Video provided by and copy edited from a post on the WDBM Impact 89FM radio station. The power of music is certainly on display in this video by…

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Battling Combat Veterans’ True Enemy: the Specter of Suicide

Friday, April 26, 2019
Battling combat veterans’ true enemy: the specter of suicide

It’s a startling statistic: At least 20 veterans take their own lives every day. There’s a suicide epidemic among veterans, and mental health professionals aren’t equipped to handle…

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