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No-Till Agriculture Increases Crop Yields, Environmental Gains Over Long Haul

Monday, May 18, 2020
Two men standing in a crop field

Despite the environmental benefits of no-till agriculture, farmers often hesitate to change to this management approach due to uncertain economic returns. Sarah Cusser, postdoctoral research associate at the Kellogg…

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Three NatSci Faculty Members Receive NSF Early Career Awards

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
College of Natural Science

Three Michigan State University College of Natural Science, or NatSci, researchers are recipients of 2020 National Science Foundation, or NSF, Early CAREER Faculty Awards. The CAREER Award is one of…

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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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Student Earns Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from the National Science Foundation

Monday, April 13, 2020
soil

Entomology graduate student Allison Zahorec has received $138,000 for three years to learn more about how soil microarthropod communities found in various bioenergy crop systems influence microbial and…

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MSU Research Continues Growth Trend

Monday, December 30, 2019
Luminescent silicon nanocrystals on various substrates, taken during the MSU Science Festival in 2016.

Michigan State University’s research enterprise continues its upward growth trajectory, according to new National Science Foundation data. In the recently released National Science Foundation Higher Education Research and…

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Unlikely Gathering of Scientists Generates Extraordinary Research Team to Create the Fat Free Cell

Thursday, November 7, 2019
microscopic view of a fat cell

In late February 2019, the National Science Foundation, or NSF, gathered a group of scientists from widely different disciplines who rarely communicate — let alone collaborate — into…

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Bird Bacteria is Key to Communication and Mating

Friday, October 25, 2019
flock of crows

Birds use odor to identify other birds, and researchers at Michigan State University have shown that if the bacteria that produce the odor is altered, it could negatively…

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Huebner Promoted to Director of CSTAT

Saturday, August 17, 2019
Jim Pestka, university distinguished professor of food science and human nutrition, Melissa Bates, Ph.D student and Jack Harkema, university distinguished professor of pathobiology, work at the microscope on Tuesday August 30, 2016.

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, or OVPRI, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marianne Huebner, Ph.D., as the new director of the…

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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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$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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