An extraordinary 67-million-year-old fossil reveals a snake attacking a nest of dinosaur eggs and hatchlings. The finding provides a rare glimpse at an unusual feeding behavior in ancient snakes. Includes Video and a slideshow about the fossils.
U-M people have played vital parts in the environmental transformations of the past 40 years. Three of them share their stories.
U-M experts on driver distraction, vaccine safety, restoring Michigan's economy and finding meaning at work. Plus: Boomer alums on TV, musicians break boundaries, and more.
A new study shows cryoablation—killing cancer by freezing it in its place—could be an effective treatment for breast cancer. The study, done in mice, found that cryoablation also helped prevent cancer from spreading to other organs. The results have translated to a clinical trial that's now enrolling patients.
U-M's Ross School of Business is part of a new partnership that provides free online learning for the state's unemployed workers. The courses focus on health care, government and nonprofits, emerging technologies and entrepreneurship, and aim to help 100,000 unemployed Michigan workers to re-enter the work force in a new career.
More than 100 high school students from across the city are building robots in the University of Michigan Detroit Center. At the Michigan Engineering Zone, or the MEZ, the students find space, a metal shop and engineering mentors to help them as they compete in the FIRST Robotics 2010 national competition. Includes video
"For amputees, what they experience when they're trying to walk normally is what I would experience if I were carrying an extra 30 pounds," says U-M professor Art Kuo. He has developed a prototype of an artificial foot that recycles energy otherwise wasted in between steps, making it easier for amputees to walk.
The remains of a new dinosaur, discovered near the world-famous Carnegie Quarry in Dinosaur National Monument, may help explain the evolution of the largest land animals ever to walk the earth.