For decades, scientists have known that ET-743, a compound extracted from a marine invertebrate called a mangrove tunicate, can kill cancer cells. The drug has been approved for use in patients in Europe and is in clinical trials in the U.S.
27-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT
A class of FDA-approved cancer drugs may be able to prevent problems with brain cell development associated with disorders including Down syndrome and Fragile X syndrome, researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute have found.
19-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Climate helps drive the erosion process that exposes economically valuable copper deposits and shapes the pattern of their global distribution, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Idaho and the University of Michigan.
11-May-2015 11:00 AM EDT
Arginine, a common amino acid found naturally in foods, breaks down dental plaque, which could help millions of people avoid cavities and gum disease, researchers at the University of Michigan and Newcastle University have discovered
7-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT
In certain types of cancer, nerves and cancer cells enter an often lethal and intricate waltz where cancer cells and nerves move toward one another and eventually engage in such a way that the cancer cells enter the nerves.
28-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT
The threat of landslides and mudslides remains high across much of Nepal's high country, and the risk is likely to increase when the monsoon rains arrive this summer, according to a University of Michigan researcher.
28-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Use of clean fuels and updated pollution control measures in the school buses 25 million children ride every day could result in 14 million fewer absences from school a year, based on a study by the University of Michigan and the University of...
23-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Research led by the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute has identified a gene critical to controlling the body's ability to create blood cells and immune cells from blood-forming stem cells—known as hematopoietic stem cells.
7-Apr-2015 11:30 AM EDT
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President Obama will outline various executive actions and legislative proposals during the State of the Union address Jan. 20. University of Michigan experts are available to offer analysis.
19-Jan-2015 4:15 PM EST
The highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Cuba in five decades will lead a delegation Wednesday to Havana to begin talks about normalizing relations. The trip is part of President Obama's effort to ease the embargo with the communist nation.
19-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST
Pope Francis on Thursday visits the Philippines—one of the most devoutly Catholic countries in the world. Professors at the University of Michigan are available to discuss the pope's leadership challenges and the Church's influence in the country...
13-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST
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Smile, You're on (Video) Camera. U-M Expert Says Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Could Have Happened Sooner
24-Nov-2014 5:05 PM EST
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