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MSU Professor Collaborates with International Colleagues in Journal Article

Thursday, April 23, 2020
chart of nuclei

Researchers Review Shell Evolution of Exotic Nuclei In an atomic nucleus, protons and neutrons, collectively called nucleons, are bound together by nuclear forces. These forces describe the interactions…

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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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Understanding Microbiome Resilience on a Changing Planet

Friday, December 20, 2019

Dr. Ashley Shade received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin Microbiology Doctoral Training Program in 2010, and afterwards was a Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation postdoctoral fellow…

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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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MSU Receives $1.5M to Predict Damage Accumulation in Polymeric Adhesives

Friday, February 8, 2019

Lightweight materials are essential for boosting the fuel economy of modern automobiles while maintaining safety and performance. A 10-percent reduction in vehicle weight can improve fuel economy by…

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Periodic Table Still Influencing Today’s Research

Thursday, February 7, 2019
periodic table

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table, and the principles that drove Dmitri Mendeleev to construct his table are still influencing today’s research advances. In…

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