Researchers Find Gene That Could Make It Easier To Develop

Researchers Find Gene That Could Make It Easier To Develop Life-saving Stem Cells

Michigan State University Not unlike looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack, a team of Michigan State University researchers have found a gene that could be key to the development of stem cells – cells that can potentially save...

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exercise for grades
2014-07-11 05:26:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online College students looking to improve their grades might be better served putting down the textbooks and getting a little exercise, researchers from the Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology claim in a new study. According to kinesiology and epidemiology professor James Pivarnik and doctoral student Samantha Danbert, students that were also members of the MSU campus recreational sports and fitness centers during their...

2014-07-08 23:06:30

Steven P. Arnoczky, DVM, prominent sports medicine researcher from Michigan State University (MSU) was inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Hall of Fame at its Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on Friday, July 11th. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals in the sports medicine community who have contributed immensely and set themselves apart from others in the field. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Steven P. Arnoczky, DVM, prominent sports medicine...

2014-06-30 11:42:11

University at Buffalo Researchers suggest this may lead to pro-social behavior in the real world New evidence suggests heinous behavior played out in a virtual environment can lead to players’ increased sensitivity toward the moral codes they violated. That is the surprising finding of a study led by Matthew Grizzard, PhD, assistant professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Communication, and co-authored by researchers at Michigan State University and the University of...

2014-06-26 23:06:49

IceWarp’s Reliability and Easy List Management Prove to Be a Winning Formula for One of the Nation’s Top Universities Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Global messaging solutions provider IceWarp has announced that Michigan State University has begun using its messaging tools to assist with research projects at state, local, and national levels. The University’s Department of Entomology first sought out an on-premise email server that would allow it to rapidly create mailing...

2014-06-24 23:16:43

Michigan-Based Company Invests in Future Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas water treatment chemicals and engineering solutions, today announced that company executives attended a three-day executive development program at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. The program, titled Building Winning Teams: A Quest for Excellence, is designed for high-potential business professionals who lead...

Helping Farmers Around The World Fight Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Climate Change
2014-06-10 03:11:03

National Science Foundation Helping farmers around the globe apply more precise amounts of fertilizer nitrogen can combat climate change. That's the conclusion of a study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In the paper, researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) provide an improved prediction of nitrogen fertilizer's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural fields. The study uses data from around the world to...

2014-06-10 13:03:49

Michigan State University Helping farmers around the globe apply more-precise amounts of nitrogen-based fertilizer can help combat climate change. In a new study published in this week’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Michigan State University researchers provide an improved prediction of nitrogen fertilizer’s contribution to greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural fields. The study uses data from around the world to show that emissions of nitrous oxide, a...

2014-06-09 12:22:00

OWOSSO, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indian Trails, Inc.--in partnership with the Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT)--is putting eight new motorcoaches on the road that are sure to turn heads, boost ridership, and attract more tourists to Michigan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116024 Like rolling billboards, the new buses are covered with giant photos of some of Michigan's most popular vacation destinations and largest cities--and they carry the Pure Michigan...

2014-05-29 08:23:48

Report shows URC accounted for nearly $300 million in water research, education and outreach activities over past five years MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan's University Research Corridor (URC) is playing a major role in protecting the water resources of Michigan and the Great Lakes region and using those resources to promote economic development in the state and globally, a new report shows. The three universities that make up the URC - Michigan State...

Biodiesel Made Sustainable With New, Fossil-fuel-free Process
2014-05-23 03:07:28

Michigan State University A new fuel-cell concept, developed by an Michigan State University researcher, will allow biodiesel plants to eliminate the creation of hazardous wastes while removing their dependence on fossil fuel from their production process. The platform, which uses microbes to glean ethanol from glycerol and has the added benefit of cleaning up the wastewater, will allow producers to reincorporate the ethanol and the water into the fuel-making process, said Gemma...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'