Experiments with monarch butterfly caterpillars and the milkweed plants on which they feed have shown for the first time that interactions across four biological kingdoms can influence disease transmission.
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Not long after Joshua Mergos started his career as a neuromonitorist, he was assisting in a back surgery when his neurophysiological tests showed that a 12-year old girl would lose function in her legs if the surgeon did not modify his approach.
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There's another burst of seat-bouncing, giggling and shouting in researcher Rebecca Hasson's simulated classroom at the University of Michigan as Hasson catches study participant Marcus Patton cheating at Sorry!
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University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues have created exceptionally detailed maps of five Great Lakes recreational activities and say the information can be used to help prioritize restoration projects.
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University of Michigan researchers today released the final version of a report analyzing policy options for the state of Michigan regarding high-volume hydraulic fracturing, the natural gas and oil extraction process commonly known as fracking.
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A first draft of the “tree of life” for the roughly 2.3 million named species of animals, plants, fungi and microbes has been released, and two University of Michigan biologists played a key role in its creation.
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Researchers at the University of Michigan have been awarded a three-year, $3 million grant from the Erb Family Foundation to determine the Detroit River's contributions to algae blooms that plague Lake Erie each summer.
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Studies using yeast genetics have provided new, fundamental insights into the cell-division cycle, researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute report.
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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...
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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.
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