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Research News

  1. Virtual reality

    U-M nursing students are using imaginary worlds to save actual lives, immersing in urgent and realistic scenarios that transcend traditional health-care training.

  2. Peering into biological tissue

    A light-spinning device inspired by the Japanese art of paper cutting allows U-M researchers to scan the internal structures of plant and animal tissue without X-rays

  3. U-M to house most powerful laser in U.S.

    Funded with $16 million from the National Science Foundation, researchers will test a leading theory on how the universe operates at a subatomic level.

  4. Digital playground

    Parental guidance suggested: A child’s digital-media environment is ‘the most unregulated, disorganized playground’ parents have to navigate — and there’s a whole lot of junk on it.

  5. Should doctors accept unvaccinated children as patients?

    U-M study suggests 41 percent of parents may seek new provider because of unvaccinated children at their doctor’s office.

  6. Professional services, health care top industries for U-M graduates

    Data reveal which fields of study and degree levels produce the highest numbers of graduates who stay in Michigan to pursue their careers.

  7. U-M takes mental health care to teens around the state

    The U-M program TRAILS works with Michigan schools to provide effective mental health resources to students impacted by depression and anxiety. TRAILS is offered in 145 schools across the state.

  8. The opioid epidemic: Now what?

    Inside U-M’s varied approaches to fighting the epidemic, including innovations in both prevention and treatment — and why there might be “great reason for hope.”

  9. Junk food junkies

    It’s not easy to kick a bad habit, especially if that habit involves carbohydrates and sugar. Psychology professor Ashley Gearhardt says if one can stave off cravings for at least five days, the chance of success increases.