Transformative change can save humans and nature
The survival of Earth’s life is not a battle of humans versus nature. In this week’s Science a sweeping assessment of nature, concluding victory needs both humans and nature to thrive.View story photos
Grant aims to improve depression during and after pregnancy
MSU has received nearly $320,000 from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to improve depression among pregnant and postpartum women across Michigan through the implementation of integrated health care.View story photos
Is opioid treatment available to those who need it most?
The U.S. opioid epidemic is still raging – it’s particularly pronounced in low-income areas and in those where people lack access to health care services, which includes cities in Michigan and across the Rust Belt. But the effectiveness of efforts to provide treatment and recovery options to those who need it most – that is, in locations with the greatest number of deaths from opioid overdose – has been unclear.View story photos
College of Natural Science professor receives prestigious award
Mohammad Maghrebi, assistant professor in the Michigan State University Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Natural Science, was among only 40 researchers at 30 institutions nationally — and the only faculty member at MSU — to receive a prestigious 2019 Air Force Office of Scientific Research, or AFOSR, Young Investigator Research Program award.View story photos
Student earns Marshall Scholarship
Emily Steffke, an Honors College senior majoring in neuroscience in the College of Natural Science and English in the College of Arts and Letters, has been named a Marshall Scholar.View story photos
WKAR to stream MSU fall commencement ceremonies
For the benefit of friends, family and Spartan fans around the world, WKAR Public Media will livestream all three Michigan State University Fall 2019 commencement ceremonies taking place Dec. 13 and 14 at the Breslin Center on the MSU campus.
Could common antihistamines become antidote to deadly chemical agent?
With a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats, or the NIH-CounterACT program, Neera Tewari-Singh is working on an antidote to CX, one of the most deadly chemical agents ever manufactured.
Animated videos advance adoption of agriculture techniques
In remote areas with low literacy rates, showing animated videos in the local language demonstrating agricultural techniques results in high retention and adoption rates of those techniques, found researchers from Michigan State University.View story photosView story videos
Allison Zahorec: Studying Microarthropods
While the role of microarthropods on soil carbon dynamics has not received as much attention as that of plants and microbes, these soil-dwellers may have significant effects on the ability of soils to build carbon by breaking down plant residues and influencing microbes through their feeding.View story photos
MSU St. Andrews project makes headlines at National ACS Conference
At the American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego, the ACS Committee on Chemists with Disabilities displayed an accessible periodic table that featured braille and sign language 3-D printed onto every element tile.View story photos