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A Football Helmet Design That Listens to Physics

A shock-absorbing football helmet system being developed at the University of Michigan could blunt some dangerous physics that today's head protection ignores.
5-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Charisma Counts: Focus on Great Apes Creates Glaring Research Gaps in Tropical Africa and Asia

Large national parks that are home to gorillas, chimpanzees and other great apes are focal points for much of the field research conducted in tropical Africa and Asia, resulting in crucial knowledge gaps and a biased view of broader conservation...
2-Feb-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

U-M, IBM Partner on Advanced Conversational Computing System

In an effort to help solve one of the grand challenges of artificial intelligence, the University of Michigan and IBM have launched a $4.5 million collaboration to develop a new class of conversational technologies that will enable people to...
14-Jan-2016 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Asian Carp Could Cause Some Lake Erie Fish to Decline, Others to Increase

If they successfully invade Lake Erie, Asian carp could eventually account for about a third of the total weight of fish in the lake and could cause declines in most fish species—including prized sport and commercial fish such as walleye,...
4-Jan-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Unhealthy Choices Cost Company Health Care Plans Billions of Dollars

One out of every four dollars employers pay for health care is tied to unhealthy lifestyle choices or conditions like smoking, stress and obesity, despite the fact that most large employers have workplace wellness programs.
10-Dec-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Childbirth an Athletic Event? Sports Medicine Used to Diagnose Injuries Caused by Deliveries

Childbirth is arguably the most traumatic event the human body can undergo, and new imaging techniques show that up to 15 percent of women sustain pelvic injuries that don't heal.
1-Dec-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

ADHD Meds May Be a Prescription for Bullying

Kids and teens who take medications like Ritalin to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to be physically or emotionally bullied by peers than those who don't have ADHD, a new University of Michigan study found.
17-Nov-2015 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Nationwide Look at Diabetes in Mexico Paints Grim Picture

If diabetes in Mexico continues unchecked, at least one in three people, and as many as one in two, could be diagnosed with the disease in their lifetimes.
18-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Presidential Caucuses, Primaries: U-M Experts Available to Discuss

1-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST

Zika Virus: U-M Experts Available

21-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

@UmichiganNews experts on Keystone XL pipeline decision: Will this be back in the next admin?

6-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST

Candidates Are Going to Be Much More Aggressive with Their Handling of Donald Trump

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16-Sep-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Euro-Free Greece: Hyper-Inflation, Shrinking Real Wages and Demand, and Unemployment

A Euro-free Greece looks more likely to be quickly engulfed by a vicious spiral of a rapidly depreciating new-drachma, hyper-inflation, shrinking real wages and demand, and unemployment; drachma depreciation and hyper-inflation would certainly...
7-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Chemo Criminal: Experts Available to Discuss Fraud Case Sentencing of Dr. Farid Fata

7-Jul-2015 9:40 AM EDT

Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage: U-M Experts Available

26-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

King v. Burwell: U-Michigan Experts Available

19-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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