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Debates: Linguistic Trick Boosts Poll Numbers

A study of U.S. presidential debates between 1976 and 2012 found that matching certain aspects of an opponent's language can lead to a bump in the polls.
18-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U-M-Led Team Recovers 'Most Complete Michigan Mastodon Skeleton in Many Decades' From Thumb Site

The most complete ice age mastodon skeleton found in Michigan since the 1940s was recovered this month from the state's Thumb region by a University of Michigan-led team that included Tuscola County teachers who volunteered for the dig.
17-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Older Adults Gain Weight When Spouse Is Stressed Out

Stress isn't good for your waist line. For older married couples, the added pounds may be caused by a spouse's long-term stress levels.
13-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hurricane Matthew Could Leave 7 Million in the Dark

Hurricane Matthew could knock out power for approximately 7 million people in the United States in a wide swath stretching from Miami to the Carolinas.
5-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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Deutsche Bank: Is a Bailout Inevitable?

3-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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


30-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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


30-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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

16-Aug-2016 8:00 AM EDT

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