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Jan. 16, 2020
From The Detroit News, Opinion: Michigan’s three research universities fight the opioid crisis By Samuel L. Stanley Jr., Mark S. Schlissel and M. Roy Wilson January 15, 2020 The National Institute...
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Jan. 13, 2020
While not particularly “rare” in terms of prevalence, rare earth elements are not found in large concentrations and are difficult to separate and purify. However, one source of REEs that has gained ...
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Jan. 6, 2020
Smart manufacturing processes are becoming more automated with the help of algorithms that aim to boost profits, reduce resource use and decrease human error. In industries using chemical reactions, sep...
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Dec. 30, 2019
Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin — a hormone that regulates blood sugar— or the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Accord...
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Dec. 26, 2019
What impacts can we expect from the expansion of low-oxygen zones in today’s ocean? An international team of scientists that includes Michigan State University paleo-oceanographer Dalton Hardisty has ...
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Dec. 23, 2019
The history of photovoltaic devices, such as solar cells, dates back to 1876. British researcher William Grylls Adams, with help from one of his students, discovered that when selenium was exposed to li...
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Dec. 19, 2019
A new study published in Nature Communications on a rare genetic disease provides insights into autism, epilepsy and cognitive impairment. The disorder, tuberous sclerosis, causes benign tumors on the s...
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Dec. 17, 2019
The emergence of smart cars has opened the door to limitless possibilities for technology and innovation – but also to threats beyond the car itself. New research from Michigan State University is the...
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Dec. 16, 2019
A School of Medicine physician-researcher is the first to confirm that federal regulations on toys enacted 50 years ago to battle childhood deaths by choking have worked, helping decrease these prevent...
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Dec. 10, 2019
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 acros...
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