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Research News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Working students see academic benefit

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

  5. 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.

  6. Noble Nobel in space

    In 1976, Samuel C.C. Ting discovered a particle that changed physics. In 2018, he’s working on the most sophisticated particle physics experiment in space.

  7. Get moving to get happier

    Researchers examine which aspects of physical activity are associated with happiness, and which populations are likely to benefit from the effects.

  8. What do older adults think about medical marijuana?

    Most accept its use with doctor’s recommendation, but want more research, U-M/AARP National Poll on Healthy Aging finds.

  9. Helping to explain how the brain regulates body weight

    Diverse perspectives drive discovery in Roger Cone’s lab at the Life Sciences Institute.