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Magnetic Gene in Fish May Someday Help Those with Epilepsy, Parkinson’s

An aquarium fish that senses the Earth’s magnetic field as it swims could help unlock how diseases such as Parkinson’s and other neurological disorders function. Michigan State University scientists are the first to discover a navigational gene...
14-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Here's Why It's Important to Support Your Breastfeeding Co-Workers

Support from female co-workers may be even more important to new moms who are breastfeeding than getting encouragement from their significant others, close friends and relatives, says a new study. According to Michigan State University and Texas...
11-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Parents of Juvenile Offenders Still Dream?

Mothers want the best for their sons, but what happens to a mother’s hopes and dreams when her son is charged as a juvenile offender? A new study from Michigan State University published in the Journal of Research on Adolescence reveals that...
3-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

An abusive boss today might mean a better boss tomorrow

When bosses yell at you, your day can be ruined. It can also ruin theirs though, and can lead to major behavioral changes that flip their attitudes at work. New research from Michigan State University took prior workplace studies, which focused...
4-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Secret to Honing Kids' Language and Literacy Skills

Research from Michigan State University found that a child’s ability to "self-regulate" is a critical element in childhood language and literacy development, and that the earlier they can hone these skills, the faster language and literacy skills...
24-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene Therapy That Restores Vision in Dogs May Help Humans, Too

— A Michigan State University veterinary ophthalmologist has modified a gene therapy that reverses blindness in dogs that have a certain form of a disease known as progressive retinal atrophy, or PRA, and is now looking to advance the treatment...
18-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Antibacterial in Your Toothpaste May Combat Severe Lung Disease

Michigan State University researchers have found that when triclosan, a substance that reduces or prevents bacteria from growing, is combined with an antibiotic called tobramycin, it kills the cells that protect cystic fibrosis bacteria, known as...
17-May-2018 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Climate Change Should Help Midwest Corn Production Through 2050

Contrary to previous analyses, research published by Michigan State University shows that projected changes in temperature and humidity will not lead to greater water use in corn. This means that while changes in temperatures and humidity trend as...
16-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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