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Research News

  1. The best possible parent

    Parents facing such stresses as poverty, incarceration, or mental health issues may pass that stress along to young children, impacting the child’s health for years.

  2. From talking the talk to walking the walk

    U-M geneticist and researcher at the Life Sciences Institute is the first Saudi woman to be named a Rhodes Scholar. And it all started with a podcast.

  3. Forecast 2019

    Can industry reverse climate change? Can startups survive the trade war? And what’s up with that ‘nice’ penalty at work? U-M experts explain.

  4. A public health crisis?

    Researchers and health care providers are tackling youth firearm injuries from a public health perspective via the federally funded national effort FACTS, for Firearm Safety Among Children and Teens.

  5. From ponds to power

    U-M researchers are using $2 million from the U.S. Dept. of Energy to perfect algae as diesel fuel. The University is one of the few institutes in the world working on the problem end-to-end.

  6. Video game helps kids avoid predators

    UM-Dearborn undergrads and a UM-Ann Arbor librarian teamed up to help young people with autism stay safe online.

  7. Emeritus professor wins Nobel Prize

    Gérard Mourou advanced ‘chirped pulse amplification,’ pushing the limits of optical science.

  8. A traumatic memory can be near impossible to shake

    Research shows memories of trauma are unique because of how brains and bodies respond to threat.

  9. U-M, Harvard join forces

    New partnerships maximize expertise to spur economic mobility in Detroit and mitigate the nation’s opioid crisis.