Amar Basu. Wayne State University photo.

Wayne State Prof’s Techniques Enable Faster Testing Of Biological Liquids

Two National Science Foundation grants to a Wayne State University researcher could amount to far more than a drop in the bucket when it comes to handling liquids for biological screening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

Tom Sharkey, chairperson of biochemistry and molecular biology, poses in front of tires on Friday May 11, 2012. Sharkey is working on an alternative rubber compound from trees other than rubber trees.

MSU Prof Seeks Alternatives To Shrinking Rubber Supplies

The world’s rubber supplies are in peril, and automobile tire producers are scrambling to seek alternative solutions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2012

Wayne State Prof Gets Closer To Cause Of Childhood Disease

Friedreich’s ataxia is a childhood-onset disorder that causes progressive sensory and muscle loss. The molecular mechanisms and processes behind the incurable disorder are still in question, but a Wayne State University researcher is getting closer […]


MSU Researchers Discover Mechanism Protecting Plants Aganist Freezing

New ground broken by Michigan State University biochemists helps explain how plants protect themselves from freezing temperatures and could lead to discoveries related to plant tolerance for drought and other extreme conditions.