Nov. 30 — A second excavation conducted by U-M paleontologists at a Chelsea-area farm resulted in the discovery of 40 additional bones and bone fragments from an ice-age mammoth. Researchers returned to the site because a single radiocarbon date from one of the mammoth bones showed the animal to be more than 15,000 years old.
Three-dimensional, lab-grown cells may one day help doctors zero in on individualized treatments for ovarian cancer.
Nov. 30 — On eve of vote on Senate tax reform plan, we compare it to the House version, which would hurt students and families more. Both would hit colleges and universities hard by imposing new taxes and constraining state budgets.
From an all-time high of 59,886 applications, U-M enrolled 6,847 freshmen for fall ’17. The class is slightly larger than anticipated.
Nov. 21 — Ajit Pai, President Trump’s chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is a longtime foe of net neutrality. He has proposed completely repealing the Obama administration’s 2015 Open Internet Order, a decision the commission will likely vote to confirm on Dec. 14. But what is net neutrality? Here are some highlights of The Conversation’s coverage of the controversy around the concept of keeping the internet open.
A bone marrow recipient and the daughter of a heart transplant patient work to increase donor awareness.