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Research News

  1. 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.

  2. U-M Regents approve construction of 12-story adult inpatient hospital on medical campus

    The 690,000 gross-square-foot hospital will provide more access to care for adult patients at Michigan Medicine.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.”

  8. 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.

  9. Gene therapy targets mutation tied to blindness

    Advances yield alternative options for treating a rare, inherited retinal condition, giving new tools to specialists — and genuine hope to patients and families facing vision loss.