Your nasty, disgusting, no good kitchen sponge

Have you made a few extremely unpleasant trips to the bathroom recently, all the while doing something like cursing your weird Uncle Dan’s ill-advised first attempt at steak tartare?

Well, it’s probably never a good idea to trust a weird uncle’s first attempt at a raw meat recipe, but there is something in most of […]

Your nasty, disgusting, no good kitchen sponge

Have you made a few extremely unpleasant trips to the bathroom recently, all the while doing something like cursing your weird Uncle Dan’s ill-advised first attempt at steak tartare?

Well, it’s probably never a good idea to trust a weird uncle’s first attempt at a raw meat recipe, but there is something in most of […]

MSU students study aflatoxin, fumonisin in Africa

Aflatoxin and fumonisin contamination can have serious consequences, especially in places where there isn’t a set monitoring program. But two Michigan State University graduate students, Daniel Mwalwayo of Malawi, and Frida Nyamete of Tanzania, are taking aim at reducing the devastating impacts of the toxins in their home countries.

Aflatoxin is a carcinogenic toxin produced […]

A life-changing journey: MSU vet student works with elephants in Thailand

Erica with six-year-old Fa Mai, who was born at the Elephant Nature Park.Photo courtesy of Erica Ward.

Although her second trip to Thailand is over, it’s only the beginning for Erica Ward.

The Michigan State University vet student recently returned from her second stint at Thailand’s Elephant Nature Park, a haven for elephants and […]