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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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MSU Technologies Lead to Better Survival, Bigger Catfish for Mississippi Producers

Mississippi State-developed vaccination technologies are being commercialized to help the catfish industry save millions for the state that leads the nation in production.
19-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Mississippi State Develops Smartphone App to Test Lumber

Determining the stiffest piece of lumber is now easier with a new smartphone app created by scientists in Mississippi State University’s Forest and Wildlife Research Center.
19-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

MSU faculty member calls for data utilization to augment community resilience after lessons learned from Camp Fire

A Mississippi State civil engineering faculty member who researches resilience against extreme events and natural hazards is responding to lessons learned from California’s deadly Camp Fire by outlining how to utilize the power of data to improve...
14-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Cage-free unit added to Mississippi State poultry department

A new poultry research facility at Mississippi State University is addressing the growing consumer and corporate demands for cage-free eggs.
5-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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MSU Sociologist Investigates Community Impacts of Reduction of Goose Population

A Mississippi State sociologist’s upcoming book explores how one rural community is adapting as shifting climatological conditions have eliminated more than 100,000 geese from a traditional wintering ground.
19-Oct-2018 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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