MSU animal scientist earns 2020 AVMA Humane Award
The American Veterinary Medical Association, or AVMA, has honored Janice Siegford as the winner of the 2020 AVMA Humane Award.View story photos
New study shines light on mysterious giant viruses
In a new study, a team of MSU scientists shed light on these enigmatic, yet captivating giant microbes and key aspects of the process by which they infect cells. With the help of cutting-edge imaging technologies, this study developed a reliable model for studying giant viruses and is the first to identify and characterize several key proteins responsible for orchestrating infection.View story photos
What does isolation mean in the age of the internet?
As public health officials are encouraging social distancing to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus strain, COVID-19, many Americans are practicing social isolation. MSU organizational psychologist Steve Kozlowski points to the tools and technologies available that can make isolation, well, less isolating.View story photos
MSU’s Gregg Howe elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Michigan State University plant scientist Gregg Howe has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, or NAS. Founded in 1863, the NAS is one of the oldest and most prestigious scientific membership organizations in the United States.View story photos
Free program supports educators in remote teaching
As PreK-12 and higher education schools shift to remote teaching in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, MSU faculty are developing free tools to support educators.
MSU faculty explores factors that make both potatoes and science teachers tick
Whether you are a seasoned researcher or a student teacher, it is never too late or too early to develop new investigative and pedagogical skills. But if you are a potato — one of the most important and nutritious food crops in the world — timing is everything.View story photosView story videos
Three NatSci faculty members receive prestigious NSF Early CAREER Awards
Three Michigan State University College of Natural Science, or NatSci, researchers are recipients of 2020 National Science Foundation, or NSF, Early CAREER Faculty Awards.
Australian scholar sets groundwork for international irrigation partnership
MSU is developing an international irrigation and water management partnership with the University of Southern Queensland in Australia, thanks in large part to Australian doctoral candidate Michael Scobie.
Scientific Animations Without Borders ‘goes Hollywood' for myth-busting COVID-19 animation
SAWBO – a MSU-run program – partnered with Hollywood animator Neal Sternecky to produce an educational COVID-19 video for distribution in Nigeria.View story photos
Researchers measure cancer cell mechanics in living animals using nanoparticles
An MSU researcher led a team that developed a first-of-its-kind imaging technique that may one day be used to help diagnose and even treat cancer.View story photos