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Parents, kids spend more time discussing how to use mobile technology than talking about content

Most parents would agree that one of the of the biggest modern parenting challenges is monitoring a child's online activity.
11-Dec-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Giant pterosaur 'flies' into U-M Museum of Natural History

In preparation for the reopening of the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History next spring, a life-size model of a giant, prehistoric pterosaur was installed in a five-story atrium at the university's new Biological Sciences Building this...
5-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Parents: Take a timeout before you force your child to apologize

Parents who force unremorseful kids to apologize to others before they're truly sorry may do more harm than good.
26-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Combining real, virtual worlds improves driverless vehicle testing

Augmented reality technology can accelerate testing of connected and automated vehicles by 1,000 to 100,000 times, and reduce additional testing costs — beyond the price of physical vehicles—to almost zero, according to a new white paper...
19-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Preserving shoulder function, quality of life, in breast cancer patients

After a prophylactic double mastectomy in 2015, Tina Harrison discovered that she did, indeed, have breast cancer—it just hadn't been detected.
19-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Spanking in developing countries does more harm than good

Spanking may be increasingly harmful for children on a more global scale than previously known, a new University of Michigan study indicates.
19-Nov-2018 7:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Firearm Deaths, Injuries Among Children: New Website to Accelerate Knowledge, Prevention

The site,, aims to share what’s known—and what experts still need to find out—about guns and people under age 19. The site offers free access to a trove of data on the issue, as well as training for health care...
16-Nov-2018 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

$1.6M for solar cell windows, high-temperature solar power

Electricity-generating windows and high-temperature solar power are the aims of two new University of Michigan projects, funded with a total of $1.6 million from the Department of Energy's Solar Energy Technologies Office.
15-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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


#umich expert: On health care policy, look at what Trump and his party do, not what they say.

31-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT


US Alone? Why a professor believes US should renegotiate, not abandon, treaties that keep the country safe

30-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

.@umich professor: Pulling out of the treaty creates a chaotic situation and endangers Europe

24-Oct-2018 10:30 AM EDT

University of Michigan Experts Weigh in on Indonesian Tsunami and Earthquake

2-Oct-2018 4:20 PM EDT

Beginning tomorrow (9/21) the three credit bureaus will be required to offer consumers the option to freeze their credit free of charge

20-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT

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