Lab success doesn't always translate to real-world success. A team of Michigan State University scientists, however, has invented a new technology that increases the odds of helping algae-based biofuels cross that gap and ...
Scientists have identified how a single gene in honey bees separates the queens from the workers.
When it comes to biofuels, corn leads the all-important category of biomass yield. However, focusing solely on yield comes at a high price.
The home team holds the advantage over visitors – at least in the plant world. However, a mere handful of genetic adaptations could even the playing field.
Scientists are digging deep into the Earth's surface collecting census data on the microbial denizens of the hardened rocks. What they're finding is that, even miles deep and halfway across the globe, many of these communities ...
A new microscope invented at Michigan State University allows scientists to zoom in on the movements of atoms and molecules.
There's no peak in sight – fitness peak, that is – for the bacteria in Richard Lenski's Michigan State University lab.
Bile salts scream seduction – for sea lampreys, that is. New research at Michigan State University shows that bile salts, secreted from the liver and traditionally associated with digestive functions, are being used as ...
Michigan State University research has put the possibility of bomb-detecting lasers at security checkpoints within reach.
When gathering public input on policy questions, scientists can speak with authority about facts, but must remember that everyone is an expert when it comes to values.