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Sixth Annual "Phun" Day Provides Engaging Physiology Activities and Experiments
Sixth Annual "Phun" Day Provides Engaging Physiology Activities and Experiments

Area school children have the opportunity each year to have “PhUn” while learning about the science of the human body at Impression 5 (I5) Science Center in Lansing, Mich., with the help of the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Physiology.

New Discovery Deepens Understanding of Brain's Sensory Circuitry
New Discovery Deepens Understanding of Brain's Sensory Circuitry

An exploration of the deepest and most-mysterious layer of the cortex in mice by researchers at Michigan State University and Brown University has revealed new circuits that may be central to how two key regions of the brain communicate about sensation.

Dr. Brian Gulbransen Named MSU Foundation Professor
Dr. Brian Gulbransen Named MSU Foundation Professor

MSU Foundation Professor is a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of the institution.

Researchers Find Promising Lead That Reduces Autism Symptoms and More
Researchers Find Promising Lead That Reduces Autism Symptoms and More

Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of autism.  A team of researchers led by Michigan State University has identified a single protein that appears to be the culprit in causing many behavioral symptoms as well as molecular and cellular abnormalities related to Fragile X.