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Lake Erie Increasingly Susceptible to Large Cyanobacteria Blooms

Lake Erie has become increasingly susceptible to large blooms of toxin-producing cyanobacteria since 2002, potentially complicating efforts to rein in the problem in the wake of this year's Toledo drinking water crisis, according to a new study led...
15-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

When Companies in the Same Industry Have Common Owners, Consumers Pay

If you owned two companies in the same industry, would you make them compete? Probably not, knowing the firms make higher profits if they don't.
14-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Preschoolers with Low Empathy at Risk for Continued Problems

A toddler who doesn't feel guilty after misbehaving or who is less affectionate or less responsive to affection from others might not raise a red flag to parents, but these behaviors may result in later behavior problems in 1st grade.
6-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Disease Decoded: Gene Mutation May Lead to Development of New Cancer Drugs

The discovery of a gene mutation that causes a rare premature aging disease could lead to the development of drugs that block the rapid, unstoppable cell division that makes cancer so deadly
30-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

New Discovery Approach Accelerates Identification of Potential Cancer Treatments

Researchers at the University of Michigan have described a new approach to discovering potential cancer treatments that requires a fraction of the time needed for more traditional methods.
30-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

U-M, USC, Broad to Study Genetics of Two Mental Health Disorders

Researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Medical School and collaborators at two other institutions will undertake the largest whole genome sequencing study funded to date, as they seek to better understand bipolar...
29-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Live Long and Phosphor: Blue LED Breakthrough for Efficient Electronics

In a step that could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and lower power consumption for large-screen televisions, researchers at the University of Michigan have extended the lifetime of blue organic light emitting diodes by a factor of 10.
23-Sep-2014 9:35 AM EDT

Drilling Into an Active Earthquake Fault in New Zealand


Three University of Michigan geologists are participating in an international effort to drill nearly a mile beneath the surface of New Zealand this fall to bring back rock samples from an active fault known to generate major earthquakes.
23-Sep-2014 9:05 AM 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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