Month: January 2014

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‘Cool’ manufacturing company may soon begin production in Winston County

(Left) Sumesha Arora of Innovate Mississippi listens to Brown and Scott describe their patented alternator using a 3D model of it.

By Joseph McCain

The Winston County Journal

 

A new manufacturing company may soon be building its patented refrigerator units and alternator power systems in Winston County.

Idle Power, the ‘brain child’ of Harold Scott and Howard Brown, is a … Read more

MSU freshman learns research ropes in flu lab

Lucas Ferguson prepares a sterile saline solution for researchers in Dr. Henry Wan’s influenza lab at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Ferguson, an MSU freshman, began learning laboratory basics in the faculty-student research program while he was still a senior at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science. (Photo by MSU College of Veterinary Medicine/Tom Thompson)

Health & Wellness Section 2014

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

 

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Lucas Ferguson is a little different from most other Mississippi State University freshmen.

Ferguson, a Batesville native, got a head start on his goal to … Read more

Gov. Bryant partners with UMMC to launch Diabetes Telehealth Network

Gov. Bryant introduces the new telehealth network.

Health & Wellness Section 2014

Mississippi faces a growing diabetes crisis, ranking second among all states nationwide in disease prevalence with more than 373,000 adults in the state living with some form of diabetes. In an effort to address this … Read more

Imaging partnership benefits two- and four-legged patients

Dr. Andy Shores and Dr. Jennifer Gambino, both with the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, examine a patient’s MRI. (MSU College of Veterinary Medicine/Tom Thompson)

Health & Wellness Section 2014

By Karen Templeton

MSU College of Veterinary Medicine

A special partnership focused on using imaging technology to treat brain tumors in cats and dogs shows promise for treating human patients.

Researchers at Veterinary Specialty Center, … Read more

MSU professors work with parents for healthy families

Mississippi State University faculty Lori Elmore-Staton and MSU Extension Service family life specialist Cassandra Kirkland discuss sleep strategies with Santee Ezell of Starkville at a family health workshop hosted by the Brickfire Project. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Scott Corey)

Health & Wellness Section 2014

By Keri Collins Lewis

MSU Ag Communications

 

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Getting enough sleep can significantly improve a child’s readiness for school and general well-being.

Mississippi State University researchers recently took on a project at … Read more

MSU scientists study reproduction mysteries

Mississippi State University research associate Christy Steadman examines eggs that have incorporated quantum dot nanoparticles during intraovarian follicle growth. 
(Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Linda Breazeale)

Health & Wellness Section 2014

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Mississippi State University scientists are working to find out why some pregnancies are successful and others are not.

Jean Feugang, a research assistant professor in … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

The first month of the year 2014 is almost gone and this reporter has had very little input to the WCJ simply because I no longer am out and about in … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Mary Louise Howell

North Carolina, January 21, 2014

Mrs. Mary Louise Howell, 83, a registered nurse, passed away Tuesday January 21, 2014, at the North MS Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Mrs. Howell was … Read more