The 12 stupidest mistakes entrepreneurs make…New detector lets people ‘see’ radiation…Ford’s driverless car takes the wheel…Just say yes? The rise of study drugs in college…A global tax on the super-rich…Tweeting a killer migraine…hy the Great Lakes are changing & more.
April 2, 2014 — In the last 14 months, since Mr. Obama first called for the wage increase in his 2013 State of the Union address, seven states and the District of Columbia have raised their own minimum wages, and 34 states have begun legislative debates. Activists in an additional eight states are pursuing ballot referendums.
April 14, 2014 — Crain’s Detroit Business is long overdue for a story or blog on Silly Putty. Better late than never, here we go: As it turns out, a main component in silly putty helps stem cells that are being grown in culture turn into the specialized cells researchers need.
Shanghai-Michigan venture wins award … Strapped scientists abandon research and students … U-M to embark on $500-million buildout … Big-name CEOs put money into marijuana … U-M-designed radiation detector hits market … Law School among U.S. News’ top 10 … Tweet patrol knows when censors delete posts, and more.
Echoes of past in black students’ quest for more diversity at U-M … Fate of “Arthur Miller” house begs question: Why do we love famous people? … University Research Corridor No. 2 in the nation … Researchers find prehistoric shark nursery … A tribute to Nelson Mandela, and more.