'Unzipping' poplars' biofuel potential
Looking to impress Silicon Valley execs
for bugs' rights
Microbiology Day slated for April 26 at Impression 5
Impression 5 Science Center and MSU's Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics are hosting Microbiology Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26 at Impression 5 in downtown Lansing.
Student entrepreneurs hope to impress Silicon Valley execs
Five MSU students have been chosen to attend the prestigious Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students e-Bootcamp, which will be held at Stanford University April 17-20.
'Particle Fever' featured in East Lansing Film Society film series
The Department of Physics and Astronomy, in conjunction with the East Lansing Film Society, present “Particle Fever,” a documentary directed by Mark Levinson that follows six scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, Switzerland.
Global business execs take stage at MSU commencement
Indian philanthropist Azim Premji, chairman of the global information technology company Wipro Ltd., and Norman Augustine, retired CEO and chairman of the aeronautics company Lockheed Martin Corp., will speak at MSU’s spring commencement on May 2.View story photos
MSU prof earns NSF CAREER grant
MSU's Rick Wash is the recipient of a Faculty Early Career Development grant, one of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious and competitive awards for junior researchers.View story photos
Fourteen from MSU honored by Society of Toxicology
Several faculty members, alumni and students from the MSU Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology were honored recently during the Society of Toxicology’s 53rd annual meeting and ToxExpo in Phoenix.
Ingredient safety center to be located at MSU
The food, beverage and consumer products industries, in association with the Grocery Manufacturers Association and MSU, announced the establishment of the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety. An independent, academic, science-based center, CRIS will serve as a reliable and unbiased source for information, research, training and analysis on the safe use of chemical ingredients in consumer packaged goods.View story photos
‘Unzipping’ poplars’ biofuel potential
What began 20 years ago as an innovation to improve paper industry processes and dairy forage digestibility may now open the door to a much more energy- and cost-efficient way to convert biomass into fuel.View story photos
Helping to end extreme poverty by 2030
MSU, the U.S. Agency for International Development and 31 other partner organizations have launched the U.S. Global Development Lab, hoping to reach 200 million people throughout the next five years.
Attracting wild bees to farms is a good insurance policy
Investing in habitat that attracts and supports wild bees in farms is not only an effective approach to helping enhance crop pollination, but it can also pay for itself in four years or less, according to MSU research.View story photos