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US Poverty, Health Statistics: U-M Experts Can Discuss

The U.S. Census Bureau will release its 2016 statistics on poverty and health insurance coverage Tuesday, Sept. 12. The University of Michigan has experts available to discuss the latest findings.
7-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
16-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
14-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
14-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
14-Aug-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
7-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
1-Aug-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
31-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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