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New MSU study corrects ‘fake news’ on social media

A Mississippi State University researcher and a recent graduate are publishing their new study on how the dissemination of correct information on social media platforms can shift public perception amid a wave of “fake news.”
19-Dec-2019 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

MSU physics faculty’s breakthrough research resolves years-old proton size puzzle

This research, titled the “Proton Radius Experiment” and performed by a national scientific team including three MSU physicists, publishes today in Nature, the international journal of science.
6-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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MSU president addresses international food and agriculture agency, expands partnerships in Rome

Mississippi State University’s work to address key challenges of the 21st century was the focus of a speech delivered by MSU President Mark E. Keenum in Italy today [Nov. 6].
6-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Opinion: Why I Celebrate National Wildlife Day

I have been blessed these last three decades to pursue a career as a wildlife scientist at a land-grant university, working daily at the nexus of my vocation and advocation. So, celebrating National Wildlife Day comes naturally. However, in our...
30-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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As Bonnet Carré Spillway closes, impact to seafood industry continues to linger, MSU economist says

While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing the Bonnet Carré Spillway this week, economic impacts of its months-long opening are expected to be felt in the seafood industry for years to come.
26-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Treasures From Site of John the Baptist’s Martyrdom Brought to New Light Through Mississippi State’s Cobb Institute of Archaeology

E. Jerry Vardaman was the first to lead an excavation of the ancient site of Machaerus—the place in modern-day Jordan near the Dead Sea where John the Baptist was imprisoned and beheaded by Herod Antipas. The excavation was in 1968 when Vardaman...
24-Jun-2019 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nature Ecology & Evolution publishes MSU study on marine exotic species

An associate director of Mississippi State’s Northern Gulf Institute is receiving international attention for his eye-opening study on the impact exotic species have on native marine communities.
29-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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MSU biologist’s fossil study garners international attention

Research developed using an $832,000 National Science Foundation grant in a Mississippi State University biologist’s lab is gaining international attention this week in Current Biology, a premier bi-monthly scientific journal.
28-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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