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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

Survey Says: Michigan Voters Undecided on Candidates but Have Opinions on Pot

With the 2018 election six months away, Michigan State University’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research released findings from its latest State of the State Survey, or SOSS, revealing that many voters still are undecided on candidates...
14-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Are Millennials Taking Over the Supply Chain?

The way you get a cup of coffee, cook a meal at home and even purchase clothing is changing. Each consumer wants something completely unique, which has disrupted the entire supply chain and created the "experiential supply chain."
16-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Former Starbucks Exec, World-Renowned Geophysicist to Speak at Commencement

Wanda Herndon, who was instrumental in building the Starbucks global brand, and Marcia McNutt, the 22nd president of the National Academy of Sciences, will speak at Michigan State University's commencement ceremonies on May 4.
11-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Unexpected Finding May Deter Disabling Diabetic Eye Disease

A new Michigan State University study is the first to find that a particular type of lipid, or fat, thought to only exist in the skin, now lives in your eye and might play a major role in deterring diabetic retinopathy.
6-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Dark Secrets of Social Media Dark Patterns

Tweeting praise or criticism gives you more power - and can pose a greater potential threat - than you may know, according to Michigan State University research. Researchers looked at the "GamerGate" controversy to uncover how one angry social media...
4-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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