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PhotosynQ education focus: Sonya Lawrence [LINK]

This post highlights how the Instructor in the Biological Sciences Program at MSU has been incorporating PhotosynQ into her courses since 2014.

Tags: Kramer lab, future scientists, PhotosynQ By Dan TerAvest
PhotosynQ at Feed the Future Conference in Burkina Faso [LINK]

“Feed the Future," funded by USAID, engages universities, institutions, and private organizations in the US, Africa, and Central/South America to improve legume management on local farms. 

Tags: green solutions, Kanazawa, Kramer lab, PhotosynQ
Introducing PhotosynQ to Scientists in West Africa [LINK]

A blog post by Dan TerAvest on a workshop with researchers from across West Africa in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, with support from the McKnight Foundation.

Tags: Kramer lab, green solutions, PhotosynQ
From the lab to the world: solving big problems in agriculture and energy

Introducing MultispeQ, an affordable and sophisticated scientific instrument that measures plant health and photosynthetic parameters.

Tags: Kramer lab, PhotosynQ, green solutions By By Igor Houwat, David Kramer; Banner image by photosynq.org
Power Plants: Kramer lab featured in MSU President's 2016 Report

The 90-second clip is part of a series showcasing MSU's abilities in anticipating global challenges. The Kramer lab focuses on understanding photosynthesis in real time and in dynamic environments.

Tags: Kramer lab, green solutions, PhotosynQ By By Igor Houwat; Banner image by MSU University Communcations
Kramer lab's CoralspeQ featured in Nature magazine

The technology is featured alongside various new tools that are transforming marine science, as researchers rush to understand how coral reefs are affected by overfishing, pollution, global warming and ocean acidification.

Tags: Kanazawa, green solutions, Kramer lab, PhotosynQ
CoralspeQ Debut at International Coral Reef Symposium

Atsuko blogs on the debut of a PRL-built device that measures coral reef health. "If we continue the current practice of land-use, with no further pollution control, over-fishing & etc., coral reefs would disappear by 2070."

Tags: Kanazawa, Kramer lab, green solutions, PhotosynQ
Improving grain legume production in Zambia

The Kramer lab is using its homegrown tech, PhotosynQ, towards improving bean production in this African country, where 60 percent of the population lives in poverty and more than 350,000 people suffer from food insecurity.

Tags: Kramer lab, green solutions, PhotosynQ
Spreading the science bug to the classroom

The Kramer lab has built a new technology – called PhotosynQ – that is teaching scientists new things about plants. Now, they want to use it to enrich science learning.

Tags: Kramer lab, PhotosynQ, future scientists By By Igor Houwat, Stefanie Tietz, Ruby Carrillo; Banner image courtesy of Kramer lab
PhotosynQ helping Malawian farmers increase yields

A fascinating collaboration has developed between the Kramer lab and local partners to improve land management practices in one of the poorest nations on the planet. 

Tags: Kramer lab, PhotosynQ, green solutions By By Igor Houwat, Dan TerAvest

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Recently discovered protein enhances understanding of photosynthesis Recently discovered protein enhances understanding of photosynthesis

MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL) scientists have published a new study that furthers our understanding of how plants make membranes in chloroplasts, the photosynthesis powerhouse

Using Artificial Intelligence to delve into plant cell secrets Using Artificial Intelligence to delve into plant cell secrets

A new AI system, called DeepLearnMOR, can identify organelles and classify hundreds of microscopy images in a matter of seconds and with an accuracy rate of over 97%. The study illustrates the potential of AI to significantly increase the scope, speed, and accuracy of screening tools in plant biology.

Study links energy metabolism to reduced fertility in overheated bean crops Study links energy metabolism to reduced fertility in overheated bean crops

The study reports that the activity levels of the carbon metabolism protein, G6PDH, are related to decreased production of pollen in bean flowers. As global temperatures rise, some bean crops, including Michigan-grown varieties, might be more sensitive to higher heat levels.