Science In The News – Week of March 15

Science Around Michigan Atom Logo

STEM EDUCATION:

  • Undergraduate students in their junior year who want to pursue careers in the biomedical sciences are encouraged to apply for the College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Summer Undergraduate Physician-scientist Education and Research Training Program, or SUPER. (MSU Today)

HEALTH:

MEDICINE:

ENVIRONMENT:

ENERGY:

POLITICS:

  • Seeking a compromise with Republican and Democratic legislators, Gov. Rick Snyder said today that he favors potentially increasing Michigan’s renewable energy portfolio standard for utilities up to 24 percent by 2025, depending on the cost of natural gas, as part of a comprehensive energy plan. Snyder said the state should adopt a “cost-based goal with a target of 30 percent to 40 percent of renewable energy plus waste reduction within 10 years.” (Crain’s Detroit Business)

 

Science in the news brings you the top headlines and stories in science from around the state of Michigan. Content is sourced from linked stories. If you have a tip or suggestion, please contact adrian (at) sciencearoundmi (dot) com.

Leave a Reply