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Earth May Be 140 Years Away From Reaching Carbon Levels Not Seen in 56 Million Years

Total human carbon dioxide emissions could match those of Earth's last major greenhouse warming event in fewer than five generations, according to a new University of Michigan study.
20-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Live-Imaging Technique Reveals Cellular Repair Crew Plugging Leaky Biological Barrier

Suppose you live in a brick house and notice cracks in the mortar that let in cold air, rain and insect pests. You might call a brick mason to repair those leaks and to restore the barrier that keeps the great outdoors from getting inside.
11-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Relationship counseling encourages couples HIV testing

It's long been known that couples HIV testing and counseling is an effective way to mutually disclose HIV status and link to health care––unfortunately, couples don't use it even though it's widely available.
7-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

U-M to unveil new home for Museum of Natural History April 14

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History announced today it will re-open to the public Sunday, April 14, in a brand-new building.
6-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

U-M Launches Carbon Neutrality Commission: Names Members, Lays Out Commission Charge, Priorities, Deadlines

The University of Michigan has taken an important step toward its goal of carbon neutrality with the selection of the core team that will recommend how to get there, as well as develop scalable and transferable strategies that can be used by other...
4-Feb-2019 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Lower-carbon diets aren't just good for the planet, they're also healthier

A new study examining the carbon footprint of what more than 16,000 Americans eat in a day has good news for environmentally conscious consumers: diets that are more climate-friendly are also healthier.
22-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Less Hurricane Aid, Slower Response to Puerto Rico Than to Texas, Florida

The federal response to hurricanes Harvey and Irma was faster and more generous than the help sent to Puerto Rico in preparation and in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to University of Michigan researchers
21-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Poisons or medicines? Cyanobacteria toxins protect tiny lake dwellers from parasites

The cyanobacteria blooms that plague western Lake Erie each summer are both an unsightly nuisance and a potential public health hazard, producing liver toxins that can be harmful to humans and their pets.
14-Jan-2019 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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To Cut Down Prescription Drug Prices, We Need a Non Partisan Entity to Craft Evidence-Based Policy, #Umich Expert Says

Minal Patel, assistant professor at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, discusses prescription drug affordability
5-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST

Impact of U.S. suspension of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia

1-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST


A 'decathlon' for antibiotics puts them through more realistic testing

17-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST

What You Need to Know to Stay Healthy This Flu Season

10-Jan-2019 1:00 PM EST

University of Michigan's Florian Schaub provides expert comment on news that Facebook shared users' private messages with tech companies

19-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST

Changing the conversation Seniors and technology

We laugh at the meme—even those of us over a certain age—of the toddler, hand pressed over his eyes in utter frustration, telling grandma for the umpteenth time how to open a browser on her computer. Or the photo of the older couple staring at...
30-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST


Why research on firearm safety is essential

Q&A with Rebecca Cunningham, co-leader of FACTS and an emergency physician and associate vice president for research at U-M, discussed the announcement.
20-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

FDA to ban sale of flavored e-cigs in convenience stores, experts can comment

12-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

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