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Combination of Traditional Chemotherapy, New Drug Kills Rare Cancer Cells in Mice

An experimental drug combined with the traditional chemotherapy drug cisplatin, when used in mice, destroyed a rare form of salivary gland tumor and prevented a recurrence within 300 days, a University of Michigan study found.

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Binge-Watching 'the Walking Dead?' You Might Feel Like a Zombie Yourself

Binge-watching is a great way for young adults to catch up on multiple episodes of their favorite television series like "The Walking Dead" or "Game of Thrones," but it comes at a price.

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How Did the Franklin Expedition Crew Die? U-M Professor Analyzes Sailors' Mouths for Clues

A University of Michigan dentistry professor drew upon his expertise in oral health in developing a new theory to help explain the deaths of the famed Franklin naval expedition crew, a mystery that has captivated historians for more than 150 years.

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U-M Biologist Teaches Microbe-Hunting Skills Honed at Sea

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University of Michigan biologist Melissa Duhaime recently spent a month on a Russian research vessel off the coast of Antarctica, filtering bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms from thousands of gallons of seawater.

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@MichiganRoss Linda Lim: #NAFTA Renegotiation Won't Impact Trade Deficit as It's the Result of US Domestic Policy

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Hospital Admissions for Older Adults Increased for Weeks After Natural Disaster

Older adults may still be checking into hospitals for weeks after a natural disaster, past the the expected three days of anticipated injuries and health issues, a new University of Michigan study shows.

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Animal Coloration Research: On the Threshold of a New Era

In the last 20 years, the field of animal coloration research has experienced explosive growth thanks to numerous technological advances, and it now stands on the threshold of a new era.

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Earthquakes, Geology, Energy Sources, Oil and Gas Extraction, Hydraulic Fracturing, Geophyscics

Shake It Up: Human-Induced and Natural Earthquakes in Central U.S. Are 'Inherently Similar'

The stresses released by human-induced and naturally occurring earthquakes in the central United States are in many cases indistinguishable, meaning that existing tools to predict shaking damage can be applied to both types.

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Pros and Cons: Free Dental Care in Exchange for Community Service

The majority of low-income Michigan residents and dentists who participated in a program that provided free dental care in exchange for volunteer work said they liked it, and most patients felt their oral health had improved.

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Bold New Approaches Needed to Shrink Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone and Meet Elusive Goals

Shrinking the annual Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" down to the size of Delaware will require a 59-percent reduction in the amount of nitrogen runoff that flows down the Mississippi River from as far away as the Corn Belt







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