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Scientists Triple Known Types of Viruses in World's Oceans

The world's oceans teem with scientific mystery, unknowns that could prove to be tools that will one day protect the planet from global warming.
20-Sep-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Revving the Microbial Engine: Horsepower Versus Fuel Efficiency in Bacterial Genomes

Microbes that can reproduce rapidly in times of plenty have an evolutionary stockpile of extra genes that allows them to quickly respond to changing conditions such as oil spills or outbreaks of intestinal diseases.
9-Sep-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Marijuana Use Remains on the Rise Among US College Students, but Narcotic Drug Use Declines

College student marijuana use continues its nearly decade-long increase, according to the most recent national Monitoring the Future study.
6-Sep-2016 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Detecting and Correcting Factory Faults, Cyberattacks in Real Time

Spotting a glitch on the factory floor in real time—and reconfiguring around it—are the goals of a new $4 million project led by University of Michigan engineering researchers.
6-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vaping: U.S. Teens Lured by Flavors, Not Nicotine

Whether their preference is Belgian waffle, kettle corn, sweet tea or endless other choices, it's the flavor—not the nicotine—that entices U.S. teens to vape, a new University of Michigan study indicated.
26-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Biofuels Increase, Rather Than Decrease, Heat-Trapping Carbon Dioxide Emissions

A new study from University of Michigan researchers challenges the widely held assumption that biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel are inherently carbon neutral.
23-Aug-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers ‘Solve’ Key Zika Virus Protein Structure

Researchers have revealed the molecular structure of a protein produced by the Zika virus that is thought to be involved in the virus’s reproduction and its interaction with a host’s immune system.
20-Jul-2016 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U-Michigan Solar Car to Defend Title in Race Through National Parks

On a route through some of the nation’s most wild and scenic places, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team hopes to bring back its sixth consecutive victory in the American Solar Challenge.
20-Jul-2016 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

U-Michigan Experts Available to Discuss Presidential Debates

23-Sep-2016 8:00 AM EDT

Trump to Meet Mexican President Ahead of Immigration Speech: U-M Experts Available to Discuss

31-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Trump Meets Mexican President, Presents Immigration Plan, Experts Available to Discuss

A professor who has spent several summers studying undocumented immigration on the US-Mexican border, a sociology professor who studies immigration from a sociological perspective and another researcher who recently took a group of students to study...
31-Aug-2016 6:05 AM EDT

University of Michigan experts can discuss various topics related to the G20 Hangzhou Summit, including the world economy, climate change, cyber crime

30-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT

EU and Apple: E. Han Kim, Prof. Of Finance and International Business Can Discuss

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30-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Ex Ambassador to Brazil Available to Discuss Impeachment Trial of Dilma Rousseff

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30-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Back-to-School Topics: U-M Experts Available

16-Aug-2016 8:00 AM EDT

UMICH Expert Can Comment on the Attempted Military Coup in Turkey

15-Jul-2016 5:05 PM EDT

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