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Prolonged and Heavy Bleeding During Menopause Is Common

Women going through menopause most likely think of it as the time for an end to predictable monthly periods. Researchers at the University of Michigan say it's normal, however, for the majority of them to experience an increase in the amount and...
4/14/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Moth Study Suggests Hidden Climate Change Impacts

A 32-year study of subarctic forest moths in Finnish Lapland suggests that scientists may be underestimating the impacts of climate change on animals and plants because much of the harm is hidden from view.
4/11/2014 8:00 AM EDT

'Body Hack' App by Math Researchers Shortcuts Jet-Lag Recovery

A different kind of jet-lag mobile app released today by University of Michigan mathematicians reveals previously unknown shortcuts that can help travelers snap their internal clocks to new time zones as efficiently as possible.
4/7/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Internet Pioneer Honored for Building the Web's First Backbone

For about a decade that ended in the mid-1990s, the fledgling Internet ran out of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan. Now a School of Information professor who played a key role in bringing that early web to life has been inducted into the...
4/8/2014 10:00 AM EDT

New Tweetment: Twitter Users Describe Real-Time Migraine Agony

Someone's drilling an icicle into your temple, you're throwing up, and light and sound are unbearable.
4/1/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Unvaccinated Infants Act as 'Kindling' to Fuel Epidemics

Nearly 4 million children under 5 die from vaccine-preventable diseases worldwide each year, and two University of Michigan doctoral ecology students are working to change that.
3/31/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Magnetic Behavior Discovery Could Advance Nuclear Fusion

Inspired by the space physics behind solar flares and the aurora, a team of researchers from the University of Michigan and Princeton has uncovered a new kind of magnetic behavior that could help make nuclear fusion reactions easier to start.
3/19/2014 10:00 AM EDT

U-M Scientists Slow Development of Alzheimer's Trademark Cell-Killing Plaques

University of Michigan researchers have learned how to fix a cellular structure called the Golgi that mysteriously becomes fragmented in all Alzheimer's patients and appears to be a major cause of the disease.
3/12/2014 8:00 PM EDT

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U-Michigan Experts Available to Discuss Supreme Court Ruling on Human Gene Patents

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that human genes may not be patented. The University of Michigan has several experts available to comment on the implications of the ruling.
6/13/2013 2:30 PM EDT

Cut It Out: U-M Experts Can Discuss Sequester Impasse, Outcomes

2/28/2013 4:45 PM EST

U-M Experts Available to Discuss Warmest Year in U.S. History

12/20/2012 12:35 PM EST

U-M Experts Available to Address Meningitis, Pharmaceutical Regulations

10/9/2012 3:45 PM EDT

U-M Experts Available to Discuss London, the 2012 Olympic Games

7/24/2012 8:00 AM EDT

U-M Experts for Midterm Elections Coverage

The University of Michigan has experts available to discuss voting behavior, voting patterns, and other aspects of the coming midterm elections.
9/9/2010 12:20 PM EDT

Policy Reforms, Healthy Economy Can Reduce Poverty

The official poverty rate has never fallen below its 1973 level, but a University of Michigan researcher says this could change after the economy recovers from this recession if anti-poverty policies put in place by this year's stimulus package are...
9/9/2009 4:30 PM EDT

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