July 18, 2014 — Newly released 3-D images of two mummified baby mammoths provide a window into the lives and deaths of creatures that roamed Siberia over 40,000 years ago. Details in the x-ray scans have let researchers look at things like the specimens’ bone structures, causes of death, and even how healthy they were before they died.
Large freshman class challenges U-M housing…U-M builds fake city to test driverless cars…Teenage girls face sexting dilemma…Cutting the poor out of welfare…Why daughters are better than sons, financially, that is…22 devastating effects of climate change…U-M forms technology consortium with other universities.
July 16, 2014 — The federal government is considering killing off net neutrality and allowing Internet service providers like Comcast to create a so-called “fast lane.” This would allow them to charge more to “prioritize” certain content.
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.
July 11 — A pipeline beneath an environmentally sensitive shipping channel would have disastrous consequences for the Great Lakes if it ruptured, according to a new report.
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.