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This Immune Cell Function Could Control Deadly Allergic Reactions

Michigan State University scientists have identified a master control mechanism on mast cells, a type of immune cell, that can prevent the immune system from overreacting in times of stress, potentially limiting, or even stopping allergic reactions...
14-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New technology breaks through sign language barriers

Opportunities once distant to the hard-of-hearing community will become a reality with a breakthrough sign language translator. Engineers from Michigan State University developed and patented a technology that – unlike prior translator mechanisms...
13-Feb-2019 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Why Mr. Nice could be Mr. Right

The key to relationship happiness could be as simple as finding a nice person. And, despite popular belief, sharing similar personalities may not be as important as most people think, according to new research from Michigan State University.
11-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Putting Understudied Terrorists Under a Microscope

According to MSU research, the terror attacks we don't often see on the news – cyberattacks by far-left extremists – are causing more widespread destruction than we know.
25-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Michigan Schools Face Nation's Worst Decline in State Education Funding

Funding for Michigan's public schools has fallen more sharply than any other state over the past quarter century, a new report from Michigan State University finds. Educators have been forced to meet rising academic standards with inadequate...
23-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Keeping astronauts healthy during deep space missions

George Mias, Michigan State University biochemistry and molecular biology researcher, believes precision medicine -- a personalized approach using technology to analyze an individual's wellness to predict and possibly prevent illnesses -- can keep...
21-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

High Pesticide Exposure Among Farmers Linked to Poor Sense of Smell Later

A Michigan State University study is the first to show an association between unusually high pesticide exposure and poor sense of smell among aging farmers.
16-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Gene therapy could eliminate drug side effect in Parkinson’s patients

A Michigan State University researcher has received a $2.8 million federal grant to develop a gene therapy that could reduce and possibly eliminate a frustrating side effect of a drug commonly prescribed to Parkinson’s patients.
11-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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