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Coronavirus causing conflict between parents, children

The stress and uncertainty caused by the coronavirus has taken its toll on parents—and children are feeling the psychological and physical brunt of it, say University of Michigan researchers.
31-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers look for dark matter close to home

Eighty-five percent of the universe is composed of dark matter, but we don't know what, exactly, it is.
23-Mar-2020 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Talking to yourself in the third person can promote healthier eating

The constant temptation of tasty foods high in calories and fat make it difficult for people to make healthy choices, but talking to yourself in the third person may help, say researchers at the University of Michigan and University of Minnesota
23-Mar-2020 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Axion Solves Three Mysteries of the Universe

A hypothetical particle called the axion could solve one of physics' great mysteries: the excess of matter over antimatter, or why we're here at all.
10-Mar-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stone-age 'likes': Study establishes eggshell beads exchanged over 30,000 years

A clump of grass grows on an outcrop of shale 33,000 years ago. An ostrich pecks at the grass, and atoms taken up from the shale and into the grass become part of the eggshell the ostrich lays.
5-Mar-2020 2:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fighting climate change at the sink: A guide to greener dishwashing

If you're an environmentally conscious consumer, you've probably heard that today's highly efficient dishwashers use less energy and water than traditional hand-washing techniques.
12-Feb-2020 11:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

U-M researchers identify unique neuron that computes like a compass

It's 5 p.m. as you leave the parking garage at work, but you realize you have no idea which way to turn to travel home. You know where you are and what street your house is on—it's just that you can't remember how to get there.
4-Feb-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

After a bone injury, shape-shifting cells rush to the rescue

Conventional thinking is that bone regeneration is left to a small number of mighty cells called skeletal stem cells, which reside within larger groups of bone marrow stromal cells.
29-Jan-2020 10:50 AM EST Add to Favorites


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