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Professor works to prevent diseases through data, research


Corey Damocles / The State News

Boxes of tick samples are stacked on a shelf July 3, 2014, at the Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building on campus. Dr. Jean Tsao's team collects the tick samples by systematically dragging cloth across forest foliage. Corey Damocles/The State News

Professor works to prevent diseases through data, research



Department of fisheries and wildlife associate professor Dr. Jean Tsao has been on a hunt for years, but she’s not hunting for animals ? she’s hunting for Lyme disease. Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi, and it is ...

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Cannabis legalization petition might spark up on ballot



Along with allowing the use, possession or transfer of less than one ounce of marijuana on private property for those age 21 or older, the East Lansing measure additionally allows for those age 21 or older to transport less than one ounce of marijuana. ... Read more