MSU lands $3.2M grant to improve stevia taste, U.S. production
MSU researchers will use a $3.2 million Specialty Crop Research Initiative grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture to help make stevia a viable crop in the United States.View story photos
Can tablets help kindergartners learn math?
By the end of December, all kindergartners in the Lansing School District – more than 1,000 – will receive a PBS KIDS Playtime Pad thanks to a partnership between PBS, MSU, WKAR and the Lansing School District.View story photos
Michigan State uses $1.3M NSF grant to improve college and workforce readiness
MSU will use a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help more low-income and minority high school students enroll in college.View story photos
Rajiv Ranganathan: Reality of movement
Rajiv Ranganathan is an assistant professor of kinesiology in the College of Education. His research interests are in the area of motor learning and bio-mechanics. He is particularly interested in how humans produce skilled and coordinated movement, and how this ability is altered in the context of development, aging and movement disorders.View story photosView story videos
Honors College senior nominated for prestigious STEM scholarship
MSU has nominated Abigail Shotwell, an Honors College senior majoring in microbiology, for the Churchill Scholarship, a nationally competitive STEM award that pays for graduate school in the United Kingdom.View story photos
MSU’s Science Gallery Lab Detroit seeks proposals for first exhibition
MSU’s Science Gallery Lab Detroit is seeking proposals for HUSTLE, an exhibition that will explore what it means for people to work hard, to be hopeful, to be taken advantage of or to wonder what the future holds.View story photos
Grad student Isaac Osei-Bonsu wins conference award
Isaac Osei-Bonsu won a poster award at the 2017 “Feed the Future” Legume Innovation Lab conference, which took place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.View story photos
Adam Brown: Bridging art with science
Adam Brown, professor of art, art history and design in the College of Arts and Letters, is an internationally recognized conceptually driven artist whose work incorporates art and science hybrids that include robotics, molecular chemistry and emerging technologies that take the form of installation, interactive objects, video, performance and photography.View story photosView story videos
New MSU research shows dramatic irrigation increase
Irrigated agriculture is the largest consumer of freshwater globally, but precise records and maps of when and where water is applied by farmers are difficult to locate. Now a team of MSU researchers has discovered how to track water used in agriculture and showed that irrigation doubled in their study area between 2002 and 2016.
MSU’s Science Gallery Lab Detroit to host science-themed poetry slam
The Michigan State University Science Gallery Lab Detroit will present “The STEAM Engine,” a science-themed invitational poetry slam from 6-10 p.m. on Nov. 11.