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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

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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

A Breath Reveals a Hidden Image in Anti-Counterfeit Drug Labels

An outline of Marilyn Monroe's iconic face appeared on the clear, plastic film when a researcher fogs it with her breath.
4-Aug-2014 9:20 AM EDT

New Bipartisan House Bill Draws on U-M Health Research

A new bill introduced in Congress with bipartisan support would allow Medicare to test a concept born from University of Michigan research, which could improve the health of patients with chronic illness while reducing what they spend on the...
31-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Straits of Mackinac ‘Worst Possible Place’ for a Great Lakes Oil Spill, U-M Researcher Concludes

Because the strong currents in the Straits of Mackinac reverse direction every few days, a rupture of the oil pipeline beneath the channel would quickly contaminate shorelines miles away in both lakes Michigan and Huron, according to a new...
10-Jul-2014 10:30 AM EDT

Martian Salts Must Touch Ice to Make Liquid Water

In chambers that mimic Mars’ conditions, University of Michigan researchers have shown how small amounts of liquid water could form on the planet despite its below-freezing temperatures.
2-Jul-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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