Impact 89 FM's Sci-Files to hold virtual Q& A session
Students will have the opportunity to talk to MSU scientists from The Sci-Files at 11 a.m. April 2 during a virtual Q&A session.
MSU scientists put the heat on microbes
What do microscopic rescue efforts look like, and can humans help? In a new study, published in a special issue of “Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B,” researchers in the lab of Michigan State University microbial ecologist Ashley Shade put microbes under extreme heat to find out.View story photos
New study shows how light impacts a plants' greenness
MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory scientists are refining our understanding of how light wavelengths impact how plants develop their chloroplasts.
‘Fate of the Earth’: discussing environmental challenges
7th annual Fate of the Earth Symposium offers real world ways to discuss climate change and other environmental challenges.View story photos
USDA grant supports potato breeding and genetics program
MSU has received $700,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to invest in its potato breeding and genetics program.View story photos
Small farmers sink or swim in globalization’s tsunami
Whether small-time farmers across the world get swept away by globalization or ride a wave of new opportunities depends largely on how much control they can get, according to a new study that takes a new, big-picture look.View story photos
MSU scientists develop models to evaluate amphibian biodiversity
Two researchers in MSU’s Department of Integrative Biology in the College of Natural Science are developing statistical models to understand why amphibians' health are declining.View story photos
Oil flow beneath ice in the Great Lakes
A research team, led by Michigan State University faculty and a student, is continuing its cold-weather research to discover how to protect the Great Lakes from oil spills that could potentially take place during months when ice covers the waters.
Plant protein helps control powerhouse of plant cell
A new Michigan State University study shows how a protein, called peroxiredoxin Q, or PRXQ, connects two biochemical pathways that are vital for plant chloroplast health.
Maddy Gun: Education as restorative justice
I am the granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor. At 8 years old, my grandfather was hiding in the woods for more than two years with his brother, who was 18. The rest of their family perished.View story photos