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MSU scientists set sights on glaucoma medication to treat TB

A new discovery by Michigan State University scientists suggests that a common medication used to treat glaucoma could also be used to treat tuberculosis, even the drug-resistant kind.

Seeing triple: New 3-D model could solve supernova mystery

Giant stars die a violent death. After a life of several million years, they collapse into themselves and then explode in what is known as a supernova. How these stars explode remains a mystery. However, recent work led by Michigan State University may bring some answers to this astronomical question.

Benning named director of MSU/DOE Plant Research Laboratory

Christoph Benning, Michigan State University professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, will become the director of the Michigan State University/U.S. Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory beginning Aug. 16.

MSU'S BEACON Center nets $22.5 million grant to continue evolution research

Michigan State University has been awarded $22.5 million by the National Science Foundation to continue the research, education and outreach activities of the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action.

STEM educator named Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education

Michigan State University science education professor Joseph Krajcik has been named a Lappan-Phillips Professor of Science Education.

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