Kellogg Bird Sanctuary hosts native pollinator workshop
Which pollinators are visiting your garden? Get to know native pollinators and how your garden can help them thrive at the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary’s Native Pollinator Workshop on August 25 from 10 a.m. to noon.
What is Novichok? A neurotoxicologist explains
Novichok, or “newcomer” in Russian, refers not to a single chemical but rather a group of related molecules designed for only one purpose: to kill.
Beyond honey bees
Beyond honey bees: Wild bees are also key pollinators, and some species are disappearing.
Depleting Earth's resources
Yes, humans are depleting Earth's resources, but 'footprint' estimates don't tell the full story.
Pinpointing a molecule for sea lamprey control
A team of scientists has identified a single molecule that could be a key in controlling invasive sea lampreys.View story photos
IPPSR grants extend applied public policy research across Michigan
New research projects exploring teaching, public schools, affordable housing, the health of the Great Lakes and community fiscal health are winners of the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research’s 2018-19 Michigan Applied Public Policy Research grants.
Eliminating the honey bee's biggest enemy
MSU researchers are working on a a new solution to save honey bees and stop colony collapse disorder by wiping out a parasitic enemy.View story photos
Amphibians face many challenges in Brazilian rain forest
Deforestation remains the biggest threat to animals that call the rain forest “home.” However, even measured, sensible development projects can have unforeseen effects because there’s no model to follow.View story photos
Researchers explore diversity as new weapon against crop pests
Despite advances in modern agriculture, insect pests continue to be one of the most significant and long-standing threats faced by farmers. Now, researchers in the lab of MSU entomologist William Wetzel are trying to find new ways to combat them by taking advantage of one of nature’s built-in defenses – diversity.View story photos
Liz Ritchie: Honey bees and veterinary medicine
When you hear the term “veterinarian,” which types of animals come to mind? A cat? A dog? Maybe a cow? Veterinarians work with several species. One of the newest species is the honey bee.View story photos