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Fighting the opioid epidemic

A U-M team is striking back at a key factor in the opioid epidemic: prescriptions for patients, pre- and post-surgery.

Skull of mastodon recovered Oct. 15 by a U-M-led paleontological team near the town of Mayville, in Michigan’s Thumb region.

Dig this

Thumb-area teachers help U-M paleontologists excavate prehistoric mastodon bones, which could be 13,000 years old.

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Hacking into homes

Cybersecurity researchers find alarming “smart home” flaws in popular systems that boast automated and remote features.