Providing clues to diseases
A 'cloudy' diet
The Texas butterfly effect
Improving electrical communication in the brain
Expression through poetry?
Investing in the future
Amy Michael: Mable, Take a Bow
If you follow us on Twitter, read this post about 3D printing, or if you came to the Apparitions and Archaeology tour last fall, you may have heard about Mable, the undisputed star of 2015 CAP excavations.View story photos
Pollination progress: MSU researchers work to protect bees
It’s been four years since MSU AgBioResearch entomologist Rufus Isaacs and his team set out to find methods that could help growers ensure their crops were pollinated in the face of rising threats to traditional honey bee colonies. They've since made discoveries to help preserve, protect and educate people on the issue.
Jinhua Zhao: For the common good
As director of the Environmental Science and Policy Program at Michigan State since 2010, I believe the secret to our success has been, simply put, flexibility and inclusivity.View story photos
MSU supercomputer recognized for power, energy efficiency
Laconia, the new supercomputing cluster at MSU’s Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research, has been named to two exclusive worldwide ranking lists: The Top 500, which ranks supercomputers based on their computer power, and the Green 500, which ranks them on their energy efficiency.View story photos
The pursuit of purpose
MSU sophomore Kevin Kern, studying mathematics and computer science, is a recipient of a George W. Petersen Scholarship, one of 17 endowed scholarships established by James Billman — support which has grown over time to assist 93 students.
Molecular map provides clues to zinc-related diseases
Mapping the molecular structure where medicine goes to work is a crucial step toward drug discovery against deadly diseases. Researchers at MSU have taken that critical first step by providing a crystal structure of the extracellular domain, or ECD, of ZIP4 – the exclusive protein responsible for the uptake of zinc from food.View story photos
Bee vampire picks the right host to suck
New insights into the reproductive secrets of one of the world’s tiniest and most destructive parasites – the Varroa mite – has scientists edging closer to regulating them. “If you know your enemies better, you can come up with new ways of controlling them,” said MSU entomologist Zachary Huang, whose research explores the fertility of the notorious mite, a pest that is devastating honeybee populations worldwide.View story photos
Travis Hagey: Measuring maximum animal performance
Scientists are often interested in the performance capabilities of animals, measuring how fast they can run or how hard they can bite. To test our new approach estimating maximum animal performance, we measured the adhesive capabilities of a gecko lizard.View story photos
MSU student team competing in national drone competition
A group of MSU engineering students is among 40 teams taking part in a national drone competition June 15-19 in Maryland.View story photos
MSU Olympic experts available to talk Zika, water and other concerns
This year will mark the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics and with it comes several public health concerns for athletes and spectators alike.