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MSU researchers show that locusts can ‘sniff’ out human cancer

Researchers at Michigan State University have shown that locusts can not only “smell” the difference between cancer cells and healthy cells, but they can also distinguish between different cancer cell lines. 
5-Aug-2022 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: One in five adults don’t want children — and they’re deciding early in life

The U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade paved the way for limits on abortion but also created uncertainty around the future of birth control. This could have far-reaching implications for many people as a research team from Michigan...
26-Jul-2022 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Halos and Dark Matter: A Recipe for Discovery

About three years ago, Wolfgang “Wolfi” Mittig and Yassid Ayyad went looking for the universe’s missing mass, better known as dark matter, in the heart of an atom. Their expedition didn’t lead them to dark matter, but they still found...
22-Jul-2022 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MSU Researchers Create Method for Breaking Down Plant Materials for Earth-Friendly Energy

With energy costs rising, and the rapidly emerging effects of burning fossil fuels on the global climate, the need has never been greater for researchers to find paths to products and fuels that are truly renewable.
7-Jul-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Revealing ‘Evolution’s Solutions’ to Aging

An international team of 114 scientists has performed the most comprehensive study of aging and longevity to date with data collected in the wild from 107 populations of 77 species of reptiles and amphibians worldwide.
30-Jun-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MSU researchers use AI to stay ahead of COVID-19 and other diseases

The National Institutes of Health have awarded Michigan State University researchers $2.7 million to continue developing artificial intelligence algorithms that predict key features of viruses as they evolve.
29-Jun-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Capturing Carbon with Crops, Trees and Bioenergy

An integrated approach to land management practices in the U.S. can reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere far more than earlier estimates based on separate approaches, Michigan State University researchers say. Their research was published in the...
1-Jun-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Will climate change increase the risk of aflatoxin in U.S. corn?

As climate change continues to alter weather patterns around the planet including the Midwest, researchers at Michigan State University are modeling the impact on crops such as corn.
4-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Michigan State Law expert weighs in on Roe v. Wade draft opinion/leak

3-May-2022 2:05 PM EDT

Budweiser, Cheetos, Toyota, Uber...? What Super Bowl ads will take the coveted No. 1 spot this year?

8-Feb-2022 2:50 PM EST

Charles Ballard, professor in the Department of Economics at Michigan State University, discusses the 2022 economic outlook.

16-Dec-2021 12:50 PM EST

How to protect your dog from kennel cough

Stephan Carey, associate chairperson in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, answers questions about the warning signs of kennel cough and explaining how its outbreak is...
1-Sep-2021 10:45 AM EDT

MSU Agriculture Expert on Effect of JBS Attack on Meat Industry

2-Jun-2021 11:50 AM EDT

Renowned eating disorder researcher available ahead of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

16-Feb-2021 1:55 PM EST

Renowned cybersecurity expert Thomas Holt tracks government hacks in real-time

18-Dec-2020 12:30 PM EST

Expert: What is the Great Conjunction?

Contact: Kim Ward, University Communications: (517) 432-0117, [email protected], Zach Richardson, University Communications: (517) 281-5786, [email protected] Dec. 16, 2020 Ask the Expert: The Great Conjunction EAST LANSING, Mich. – As the...
16-Dec-2020 3:30 PM EST

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