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  1. 10 pandemic tips for older adults (and those who love them)

    Even as production of the COVID-19 vaccine ramps up, mutated forms of the virus are on the rise. For older folks, added risk requires special care.

  2. COVID forced psychiatric care online, and many patients want it to stay there

    Most patients opted for video, but the future of virtual mental health visits is less certain due to reimbursement.

  3. Museum scientists: Prepare for next pandemic by preserving animal specimens now

    The emergence of infectious diseases attributed to novel pathogens that “spill over” from animal populations into humans is on the rise. Museum specimens hold important clues.

  4. How do we manage the unchecked power of social media?

    Professor of Information Cliff Lampe ponders the future of social media in the wake of several platforms’ decisions to ban Donald Trump after the Jan. 6 insurrection at the nation’s Capitol.

  5. $9.95M for ‘smart intersections’ across Ann Arbor

    Ann Arbor will soon be home to more than 20 “smart intersections”—capable of gathering and transmitting information in real time to connected cars—as part of a University of Michigan effort to demonstrate the safety potential of connected and automated vehicles.

  6. U-M publishes free guides packed with advice and wisdom from COVID-19 patients, caregivers

    Practical tips for COVID-19 hospital and post-hospital care available for anyone to use, and for any hospital or health system to adapt and publish.

  7. ‘Holy grail’ battery doubles the range of electric vehicles

    Lithium metal batteries can double the capacity of today’s standard lithium-ion cells, and much of the existing manufacturing system is primed for production, say experts at U-M. Let’s roll!

  8. Hurricanes, hospitals, and health care

    As extreme weather events multiply, U-M researchers have found a troubling lack of primary care doctors, surgeons, and specialists in some of the hardest-hit communities.

  9. Is the end in sight?

    Get an inside look at the COVID-19 vaccine development and approval process with U-M Professor of Epidemiology Arnold Monto. He is the acting chair of the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products and Advisory Committee.