Researchers have debated for more than two decades the likely impacts, if any, of global warming on the worldwide incidence of malaria, a mosquito-borne disease that infects more than 300 million people each year.
3/4/2014 12:00 PM EST
Reducing the size of the Lake Erie "dead zone" to acceptable levels will require cutting nutrient pollution nearly in half in coming decades, at a time when climate change is expected to make such reductions more difficult.
2/26/2014 11:00 AM EST
An ancient chemical, present for billions of years, appears to have helped proteins function properly since time immemorial.
2/19/2014 10:00 AM EST
Decoding Dengue and West Nile: Researchers Take Steps Toward Control of Growing Public Health Problems
Dengue fever and West Nile fever are mosquito-borne diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide each year, but there is no vaccine against either of the related viruses.
2/4/2014 11:00 AM EST
Imagine if the regular season were packed with the same white-knuckle matches that college football fans enjoyed during this year’s bowl season.
1/29/2014 1:00 PM EST
Spraying fungicide to kill coffee rust disease, which has ravaged Latin American plantations since late 2012, is an approach that is "doomed to failure," according to University of Michigan ecologists.
1/22/2014 11:00 AM EST
Great Lakes Evaporation Study Dispels Misconceptions, Points to Need for Expanded Monitoring Program
The recent Arctic blast that gripped much of the nation will likely contribute to a healthy rise in Great Lakes water levels in 2014, new research shows. But the processes responsible for that welcome outcome are not as simple and straightforward as...
1/21/2014 9:00 AM EST
A comet-bound spacecraft that's been in sleep mode for more than two years is scheduled to wake up on the morning of Jan. 20—beginning the home stretch of its decade-long journey to a mile-wide ball of rock, dust and ice.
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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.
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The University of Michigan has experts available to discuss voting behavior, voting patterns, and other aspects of the coming midterm elections.
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The official poverty rate has never fallen below its 1973 level, but a University of Michigan researcher says this could change after the economy recovers from this recession if anti-poverty policies put in place by this year's stimulus package are...
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