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Can Mice Really Mirror Humans When It Comes to Cancer?

A new Michigan State University study is helping to answer a pressing question among scientists of just how close mice are to people when it comes to researching cancer.
18-Jan-2018 11:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Open Window Into the Psychotic Mind

Why do some people who are diagnosed with schizophrenia experience psychosis, a disconnection from reality that can make them believe their actions are being controlled by aliens or the government? Michigan State University scientists will use a...
17-Jan-2018 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Here’s How Stress May Be Making You Sick

A Michigan State University researcher is providing new insight into how certain types of stress interact with immune cells and can regulate how these cells respond to allergens, ultimately causing physical symptoms and disease.
10-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

MSU Uses $1.5M Mellon Foundation Grant to Build Massive Slave Trade Database

Michigan State University, supported by nearly $1.5 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will create a unique online data hub that will change the way scholars and the public understand African slavery.
9-Jan-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Twitter, Trump and Sexual Assault: A Call to Men for Action

The social media backlash against sexual assault not only gives victims a collective outlet for disclosure, but also serves as a powerful tool to urge boys and men to condemn violence against women, finds a first-of-its-kind study by Michigan State...
8-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

African Immigrants: How Race and Gender Shape the American Dream

Africans represent one of the fastest-growing immigrant groups in the United States, but women far outpace men for securing high-skilled jobs and earnings growth, indicates a new study led by a Michigan State University sociologist.
12-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Marijuana May Help HIV Patients Keep Mental Stamina Longer

A chemical found in marijuana, known as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, has been found to potentially slow the process in which mental decline can occur in up to 50 percent of HIV patients, says a new Michigan State University study.
12-Dec-2017 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Discrimination Harms Your Health – and Your Partner’s

Discrimination not only harms the health and well-being of the victim, but the victim’s romantic partner as well, indicates new research led by a Michigan State University scholar.
7-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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