New research at Michigan State University and published in the current issue of Nature Communications shows how Geobacter bacteria grow as films on electrodes and generate electricity - a process that's ready to be scaled up to industrial levels.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Research Initiative has awarded a team of Michigan State University researchers $1.47 million to test the effectiveness of a solid set canopy delivery system for tree fruit.
In a new paper, the MSU John Hannah Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and an international team of researchers used cutting-edge technology to study tens of thousands of generations of E. coli bacteria.
Michigan State University has landed a $900,000 National Science Foundation grant to learn more about how plants' molecular gates close and alert defenses for battling diseases.
A ribbon-cutting dedication took place July 18 to celebrate the new Agricultural Education Center at the Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center. The facility was made possible by contributions from the agriculture industry.
Michigan State University has created DEPI - Dynamic Environmental Photosynthetic Imaging - to test-drive plants so scientists and plant breeders can make them work better and produce more.
MSU AgBioResearch scientist Jenifer Fenton is studying the relationship between malnutrition and essential fatty acid deficiency.