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MSU professors study chemical process that sustains microbial life under glaciers
November 23, 2015
Research by MSU professors and others appearing in Nature Geoscience has found that the grinding action of glaciers and ice sheets against silicate rocks, when combined with water, releases enough hydrogen gas to sustain methanogenic archaea. Read more...
Alayna Caffrey
Caffrey, Willems receive Kopriva fellowships
August 19, 2015
MSU doctoral students Alayna Caffrey and Daniel Willems will receive $5,000 to support their research as recipients of 2015 Kopriva Graduate Student Fellowships from the MSU College of Letters and Science. Read more...
MSU team publishes findings about compound with potential for treating rheumatoid arthritis
May 20, 2015
The June issue of the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics features an MSU study on a chemical compound with potential for treating rheumatoid arthritis. Read more...
Jessi Smith
MSU-based study finds underrepresented students study science if they believe it helps their community
January 22, 2015
An article published in this month’s issue of the journal BioScience by scientists at MSU and California State University, Long Beach, found students from underrepresented groups will pursue careers in biosciences if they align with cultural values. Read more...
MSU grad student returns from the sea with ancient samples, unforgettable experience
January 15, 2015
An MSU graduate student was part of a team that sailed on the final scientific voyage of the same ship that carried researchers to the sunken Titanic. Max Amenabar is now examining microbial life in 3-million-year-old sediments from the ocean floor. Read more...
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MSU research featured on covers of scientific journals
November 7, 2014
MSU research was featured on the covers of at least four scientific journals in October. Read more...

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