Science & Technology
Using evolution to reduce pesticides
Science Gallery Detroit receives $200,000 grant from Science Sandbox
Associate dean for research named
Studying the weapons trade on the dark web
I am a Spartan
Big data solutions to farming
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MSU Innovation Celebration set for April 18
MSU technologies and startups developed in campus labs, classrooms and beyond will be featured at the ninth annual MSU Innovation Celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. April 18 in the Huntington Club on the fourth floor of Spartan Stadium.View story photos
Physicists examine the antimatter puzzle
Why does the observable universe contain virtually no antimatter? Particles of antimatter have the same mass but opposite electrical charge of their matter counterparts. Very small amounts of antimatter can be created in the laboratory. However, hardly any antimatter is observed elsewhere in the universe.View story photos
Final Four schools score research wins off the basketball court
March Madness is driven by college teams scoring on the basketball court, but the competing Final Four universities also have Cinderella stories, key plays and victories beyond the tournament. Each year, scientists from MSU, Auburn University, Texas Tech University and University of Virginia produce research and innovations that solve some of the world’s greatest problems.
Finding new treatments for children with rare illnesses
André Bachmann is creating treatments for children with rare medical conditions that many large pharmaceutical companies won’t develop due to high costs and low returns.View story photos
MSU to host three-day engineering festival
Engineering students at MSU are collaborating with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, or ASME, to host a weekend of events and activities from April 5-7 in East Lansing.
MSU hosts 21st annual undergraduate research and arts forum
From animal science to visual arts and business to engineering, more than 1,000 undergraduate students will present their research at the 21st annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum, or UURAF, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 5 at the MSU Union.
Keeping plants nourished: the workings of a photosynthesis backup system
Researchers at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory shed more light on one of the backup systems that support photosynthesis through difficult conditions. The study is published in Plant Physiology.
MSU's Science Gallery Detroit, Michigan Science Center partner to bring ‘DEPTH’ to Detroit
MSU's Science Gallery Detroit will open its second exhibition, DEPTH, on June 8 in partnership with the Michigan Science Center, or MiSci. The exhibition will be free to the public, located inside MiSci.
Energy stealthily hitches ride in global trade
Fulfilling the world’s growing energy needs summons images of oil pipelines, electric wires and truckloads of coal, but MSU scientists show a lot of energy moves nearly incognito, embedded in the products of a growing society, and that energy leaves its environmental footprint home.View story photos
$2.9M grant to help extract clean irrigation water from fracking wastewater
Michigan State University will share almost $3 million to develop a freshwater recovery system to extract clean irrigation water from hydraulic fracturing wastewater. The reclaimed water could help dry western states that need water for crops and livestock.View story photos