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No-Till Agriculture Increases Crop Yields, Environmental Gains Over Long Haul

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Despite the environmental benefits of no-till agriculture, farmers often hesitate to change to this management approach due to uncertain economic returns. Sarah Cusser, postdoctoral research associate at the Kellogg…

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$1M Grant From Luce Foundation Launches Interdisciplinary Program On Mekong Sustainability

Thursday, July 23, 2020

A Michigan State University interdisciplinary team of faculty and staff is working to foster environmental justice in Southeast Asia. The Henry Luce Foundation’s Initiative on Southeast Asia, or…

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When It Comes To Happiness What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

How accurate was William Shakespeare when he said, “‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all”? Researchers from Michigan State University conducted…

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New $15 Million DOE Investment In MSU’s Scale-Up Research Facility

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Michigan State University’s Scale-Up Research Facility (SURF) in Detroit’s Corktown will have a significant role in two of the 55 projects that the federal government will invest $139…

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Powerful Human Like Hands Create Safer Human Robotics Interactions

Monday, July 20, 2020

Need a robot with a soft touch? A team of Michigan State University engineers has designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help….

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Can’t Get Off Of Snapchat Or Facebook? Research Reveals Differences Between Platforms

Monday, July 20, 2020

You might think social media is addictive, but how do certain platforms measure against one another? Researchers from Michigan State University and California State University–Fullerton conducted the first…

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MSU’s Trail Leads Multi Funded Investigation Into Evolution Of Infectious Fungi

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Fungi appeared on Earth around 1.5 billion years ago. Today, there may be as many as 5 million fungal species, and they are found everywhere, from the mushroom…