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A new key in fighting Kennedy's disease
A new key in fighting Kennedy's disease

In new research led by MSU scientists have found a new target, which could lead to future treatments for Kennedy’s disease, a motoneuron disease that affects only men later in life and robs them of the capacity to walk, run, chew and swallow.

Melatonin boost a key to fighting breast cancer
Melatonin boost a key to fighting breast cancer

MSU researchers have discovered that melatonin, a hormone produced in the human brain, appears to suppress the growth of breast cancer tumors. The results give scientists a key foundation on which to build future research.

High school seniors receive full scholarships to College of Natural Science
High school seniors receive full scholarships to College of Natural Science

Ten incoming MSU students who plan to major in subjects in the College of Natural Science are among 23 high school seniors who will receive either an Alumni Distinguished Scholarship or a University Distinguished Scholarship – considered among the most competitive awards in the country.

MSU's David Kramer wins international innovation prize
MSU's David Kramer wins international innovation prize

David M. Kramer, Michigan State University Hannah Distinguished Professor in photosynthesis and bioenergetics, is the 2016 recipient of the International Society of Photosynthesis Research Innovation Award.

MSU's Huang selected for American Chemical Society award
MSU's Huang selected for American Chemical Society award

Xuefei Huang, MSU professor of chemistry, has been selected to receive the Melville L. Wolfrom Award from the American Chemical Society for outstanding service to the ACS Carbohydrate Division and to the field of carbohydrate chemistry.

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