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Muscular Dystrophy: Repair the Muscles, Not the Genetic Defect

A potential way to treat muscular dystrophy directly targets muscle repair instead of the underlying genetic defect that usually leads to the disease.
10-Sep-2014 11:30 AM EDT

Fighting Lung Cancer: Faster Image Processing for Low-Radiation CT Scans

A new $1.9 million study at the University of Michigan seeks to make low-dose computed tomography scans a viable screening technique by speeding up the image reconstruction from half an hour or more to just five minutes.
11-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Military Makes Progress with Sexual Assault Training, but More Can Be Done

The U.S. military has made progress by conducting sexual assault training, but a new University of Michigan study raises questions about the effectiveness of those efforts.
11-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Dietary Recommendations May Be Tied to Increased Greenhouse Gas Emissions


If Americans altered their menus to conform to federal dietary recommendations, emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases tied to agricultural production could increase significantly, according to a new study by University of Michigan researchers.
4-Sep-2014 10:10 AM EDT

Climate Clues: Sunlight Controls the Fate of Carbon Released From Thawing Arctic Permafrost

Just how much Arctic permafrost will thaw in the future and how fast heat-trapping carbon dioxide will be released from those warming soils is a topic of lively debate among climate scientists.
18-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

U-M Water Center Awarded $20M Federal Contract to Help Lead National Estuary Research Program

The University of Michigan Water Center has been awarded a five-year, $20 million cooperative-agreement contract to join the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in overseeing research at a nationwide network of 28 coastal reserves. ...
18-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

U-M Forest Preserve Joins Smithsonian Global Network


A 57-acre research plot at a University of Michigan forest preserve northwest of Ann Arbor has been added to a Smithsonian Institution global network used to study tropical and temperate forest function and diversity.
13-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Lead Linked to Obesity in Mice Exposed by Mothers

When we think of ill effects from lead exposure various neurologic problems usually come to mind. Now researchers at the University of Michigan say another health impact can be added to the list: obesity.
5-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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U-M Experts Available to Discuss Harmful Lake Erie Algal Blooms, Microcystin Toxin

4-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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7-Feb-2014 2:00 PM EST

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.
13-Jun-2013 2:30 PM EDT

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

28-Feb-2013 4:45 PM EST

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

20-Dec-2012 12:35 PM EST

U-M Experts Available to Address Meningitis, Pharmaceutical Regulations

9-Oct-2012 3:45 PM EDT

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

24-Jul-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-Sep-2010 12:20 PM EDT

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