MSU gains prestige with lab

December 2008
Crain's Detroit Business;12/15/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 50, p6
The article reports that Michigan State University (MSU), in East Lansing, Michigan, will host the federally funded $550 million nuclear physics research laboratory, known as the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams. MSU has projected that as much as $1 billion in economic activity can come from the federal award, including 400 new scientific and technical jobs. The actual research is expected to cross over into advances in health care, national defense and the environment.


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