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Four Biological Kingdoms Influence Disease Transmission in Monarch Butterflies

Experiments with monarch butterfly caterpillars and the milkweed plants on which they feed have shown for the first time that interactions across four biological kingdoms can influence disease transmission.
8-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Neuromonitoring Graduates Help Surgeons Perform Safer Operations

Not long after Joshua Mergos started his career as a neuromonitorist, he was assisting in a back surgery when his neurophysiological tests showed that a 12-year old girl would lose function in her legs if the surgeon did not modify his approach.
7-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Battling Obesity in the Classroom with Exercise

There's another burst of seat-bouncing, giggling and shouting in researcher Rebecca Hasson's simulated classroom at the University of Michigan as Hasson catches study participant Marcus Patton cheating at Sorry!
5-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New, Ultra-Detailed Maps of Great Lakes Recreational Use Will Inform Restoration Priorities

University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues have created exceptionally detailed maps of five Great Lakes recreational activities and say the information can be used to help prioritize restoration projects.
29-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U-M Releases Final Report on High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan

University of Michigan researchers today released the final version of a report analyzing policy options for the state of Michigan regarding high-volume hydraulic fracturing, the natural gas and oil extraction process commonly known as fracking.
23-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Tree of Life’ for 2.3M Species Released; U-M Plays Key Role in Project

A first draft of the “tree of life” for the roughly 2.3 million named species of animals, plants, fungi and microbes has been released, and two University of Michigan biologists played a key role in its creation.
18-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U-M Researchers to Study Detroit River Phosphorus, Impacts of Green Infrastructure

Researchers at the University of Michigan have been awarded a three-year, $3 million grant from the Erb Family Foundation to determine the Detroit River's contributions to algae blooms that plague Lake Erie each summer.
16-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Yeast Study Yields Insights Into Cell-Division Cycle

Studies using yeast genetics have provided new, fundamental insights into the cell-division cycle, researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute report.
1-Sep-2015 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Candidates Are Going to Be Much More Aggressive with Their Handling of Donald Trump


16-Sep-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Euro-Free Greece: Hyper-Inflation, Shrinking Real Wages and Demand, and Unemployment

A Euro-free Greece looks more likely to be quickly engulfed by a vicious spiral of a rapidly depreciating new-drachma, hyper-inflation, shrinking real wages and demand, and unemployment; drachma depreciation and hyper-inflation would certainly...
7-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Chemo Criminal: Experts Available to Discuss Fraud Case Sentencing of Dr. Farid Fata

7-Jul-2015 9:40 AM EDT

Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage: U-M Experts Available

26-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

King v. Burwell: U-Michigan Experts Available

19-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

U-Michigan Expert Says 2016 Presidential Candidates Who Announce Early Reap Some Benefits


25-Mar-2015 9:30 AM EDT

2015 State of the Union Address: U-M Experts Available to Discuss

President Obama will outline various executive actions and legislative proposals during the State of the Union address Jan. 20. University of Michigan experts are available to offer analysis.
19-Jan-2015 4:15 PM EST

U-M Experts Can Discuss US-Cuba Talks

The highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Cuba in five decades will lead a delegation Wednesday to Havana to begin talks about normalizing relations. The trip is part of President Obama's effort to ease the embargo with the communist nation.
19-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST

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