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Researchers ‘Solve’ Key Zika Virus Protein Structure

Researchers have revealed the molecular structure of a protein produced by the Zika virus that is thought to be involved in the virus’s reproduction and its interaction with a host’s immune system.
20-Jul-2016 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U-Michigan Solar Car to Defend Title in Race Through National Parks

On a route through some of the nation’s most wild and scenic places, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team hopes to bring back its sixth consecutive victory in the American Solar Challenge.
20-Jul-2016 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

To the Breaking Point: Testing Ideas About the Evolution of Long-Necked Sauropod Dinosaurs

Sauropod dinosaurs were the largest land-dwelling animals of all time, with highly elongated necks and tails that were held suspended above the ground.
11-Jul-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Warming Pulses in Ancient Climate Record Link Volcanoes, Asteroid Impact and Dinosaur-Killing Mass Extinction

A new reconstruction of Antarctic ocean temperatures around the time the dinosaurs disappeared 66 million years ago supports the idea that one of the planet's biggest mass extinctions was due to the combined effects of volcanic eruptions and an...
5-Jul-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dishonesty Is Aggressively Punished in the World of Paper Wasps

Is honesty really the best policy? Isn't it more beneficial to cheat, if you can get away with it?
4-Jul-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Political Pitfalls in Handling Ebola May Carry Over to Zika

If the United States responds to Zika the way it did to Ebola—and early indications are that in many ways it is—the country can expect missteps brought about by a lack of health care coordination and a lot of political finger pointing, according...
27-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Women Lack Confidence in Maternity Care Providers

A new University of Michigan study shows that women are even more afraid of childbirth than previously thought—and are as concerned about their health care providers and their place of birth as they are about pain or complications.
27-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Google Searches for 'Chickenpox' Reveal Big Impact of Vaccinations

Countries that implement government-mandated vaccinations for chickenpox see a sharp drop in the number of Google searches for the common childhood disease afterward, demonstrating that immunization significantly reduces seasonal outbreaks.
25-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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