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MSU Students Win at 2019 ASPB Midwest Meeting

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
ASPB Research Students

Michigan State University student researchers won multiple awards presenting their research at the 2019 Annual Meeting – Midwestern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists. Chase Lindeboom, an…

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Excessive Social Media Use is Comparable to Drug Addiction

Thursday, January 10, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University shows a connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making, which is commonly deficient in substance addiction. “Around one-third of humans…

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Research Uncovers Dire Consequences of Sleep Deprivation

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Surgery

Researchers at Michigan State University conducted the largest experimentally controlled study on sleep deprivation to date, revealing just how detrimental operating without sleep can be in everything from…

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MSU’s Gulbransen Studying Mechanisms of Gastrointestinal Disorders

Monday, October 9, 2017

Brian Gulbransen, associate professor, Department of Physiology and the Neuroscience Program, dicusses his research during his investiture presentation on October 9, 2017. He studies how inflammation in the…

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Common Antidepressant Could Slow Parkinson’s Disease

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Tim Collier

Michigan State University scientists now have early proof that an antidepressant drug that’s been around for more than 50 years could slow the progression of Parkinson’s. In a…

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Eagle Gets MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Andrew Eagle

Andrew L. Eagle, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology, was recently given an MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for…

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A New Key in Fighting Kennedy’s Disease

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Cynthia Jordan, professor of neuroscience, poses in her lab on Monday August 22, 2016.

If a disease affects motoneurons, cells that control voluntary muscle activity, researchers should focus their efforts on motoneurons to find potential treatments, right? Not always. In new research…

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How Do Sex Differences in Behavior Arise?

Friday, February 26, 2016

Stephen Breedlove presents his latest findings at the Gender Matters research forum on February 26, 2016.

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