Issue #Fall/Winter 2015

Debunking Stereotypes: Empowering the Next Generation of Scientists

Published November 19, 2015

By: AgBioResearch

MSU AgBioResearch scientists are changing the way science is perceived and finding solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges.

Articles

Mystery solved, thanks to insects

Published on November 11, 2015

MSU AgBioResearch entomologist Eric Benbow's laboratory research combines entomology and microbiology to solve mysteries. Read this and more in Futures magazine.

Empowering through the generations

Published on November 11, 2015

Endowed positions provide long-term research funding and attract high-quality faculty members to advance their fields and prepare the next group of influential educators

Technology Driven

Published on November 9, 2015

Michigan farmer Jeff Sandborn looks to tech-based solutions to improve his operation.

Heading off the next epidemic

Published on November 11, 2015

New nanobiosensor adapts human medical technology to predict plant diseases

Veteran Instincts: Teaching the next generation of scientists

Published on November 11, 2015

MSU researchers are teaching the next generation of scientists how to place their stamp on research, find success in academia

MSU launches Global Impact Initiative to recruit 100 new researchers in STEM

Published on November 11, 2015

More than 3,000 colleges and universities in the United States confer degrees. Yet, no more than a hundred or so institutions can be considered world-class research universities. What is the difference?

At the core of the modern-day apple orchard

Published on November 11, 2015

Over the past couple of decades, apple orchards around the country have been undergoing a quiet yet monumental transformation.

Changing the face of science: A Q&A with Meredith Gore

Published on November 11, 2015

Working to ban the black market animal trade from sea turtles to rhinos.

A social network for plant science

Published on November 11, 2015

New technology allows researchers to connect plant data around the globe.

Wired For Science

Published on November 11, 2015

We asked a few early-career Michigan State University researchers and educators to respond to a set of questions and answers about themselves from who inspires them to their favorite food.

Debunking stereotypes

Published on November 11, 2015

John Besley, an expert on the public perception of scientists, delves into agriculture. Read this and more in the new issue of Futures magazine.

CHIA: At the intersection of farming and human health

Published on September 24, 2015

MSU AgBioResearch scientist Felicia Wu leads the Center for Health Impacts of Agriculture (CHIA), an organization examining the effects that farming practices have on human health. Read more about CHIA in the next Futures, coming mid-November.

Spider Women: Young ladies pursuing careers in entomology

Published on November 11, 2015

Creepy crawlies aren't going to scare these young MSU women.

MSU Science Festival: Unleash your inner scientist

Published on November 11, 2015

MSU festival gives people of all ages chance to connect science to everyday lives

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