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Research News

  1. Get the lead out

    Copper or lead? That is the question, as U-M researchers use data science to speed the process of finding which Flint homes need new pipes.

  2. Science of separation

    Researchers are exploring how separation impacts families, whether it involves military deployment, incarceration, or the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

  3. New chair in Tibetan Buddhist Studies

    The endowed chair is the largest gift to study Tibetan Buddhism ever awarded in North America.

  4. Milky Way’s long-lost sibling finally found

    U-M scientists have deduced that the Andromeda galaxy, our closest large galactic neighbor, shredded and cannibalized a massive galaxy two billion years ago.

  5. Boosting consumption

    New U-M study concludes: Transfer wealth from the top 20 percent of U.S. earners to the bottom 80 percent and watch consumption rise.

  6. Skin cancer doesn't discriminate

    Darker skin isn’t a reliable shield from potentially deadly skin cancer. Learn why everyone should protect themselves and get regular skin cancer screenings.

  7. All in the family

    When the U-M Museum of Natural History reopens in 2019, visitors will come face to face with a hyperrealistic reconstruction of an extinct human relation.

  8. Working students see academic benefit

    Investment in Detroit youth pays off for students struggling with academics.

  9. Gonna fly now

    With its outdoor fly lab for drone testing, U-M now hosts advanced robotics facilities for land, air, sea, and space. Plus: Robotics building breaks ground.