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Reducing NOVA1 gene helps prevent tumor growth in most common type of lung cancer

Researchers have identified a gene that when inhibited or reduced, in turn, reduced or prevented human non-small cell lung cancer tumors from growing.
6-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Video Recordings Spotlight Poor Communication Between Nurses and Doctors

Communication breakdown among nurses and doctors is one of the primary reasons for patient care mistakes in the hospital.
30-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Parents: Think Twice Before You Pressure Your Picky Eater

Seriously, does anyone really like peas? More importantly, should parents pressure kids to eat them anyway, and does it hurt or help the child?
30-Jul-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Scholarly Focus Needed to Help Solve Global Food Crisis, U-M Experts Say

The global food system is unsustainable and urgently needs an overhaul. Yet current approaches to finding solutions through applied academic research are too narrow and treat the food system as a collection of isolated components within established...
23-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Male Couples Report as Much Domestic Violence as Straight Couples

Nearly half of all men in a new study about intimate partner violence in male couples report being victims of abuse.
10-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Pose a Previously Unrecognized Threat to Monarch Butterflies

A new study conducted at the University of Michigan reveals a previously unrecognized threat to monarch butterflies: Mounting levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide reduce the medicinal properties of milkweed plants that protect the iconic insects...
5-Jul-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Chesapeake Bay: Larger-Than-Average Summer 'Dead Zone' Forecast for 2018 After Wet Spring

Ecologists from the University of Michigan and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are forecasting a larger-than-average Chesapeake Bay "dead zone" in 2018, due to increased rainfall in the watershed this spring.
18-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Large Outdoor Study Shows Biodiversity Improves Stability of Algal Biofuel Systems

A diverse mix of species improves the stability and fuel-oil yield of algal biofuel systems, as well as their resistance to invasion by outsiders, according to the findings of a federally funded outdoor study by University of Michigan researchers.
12-Jun-2018 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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