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  • Americans cutting down on daily trips

    Americans spend 10 percent less time making trips for daily activities than they did a decade ago, says a U-M researcher.
    September 3, 2015
  • Protecting the Great Lakes

    The work of about 70 University of Michigan water researchers has a profound impact on the health and vitality of the Great Lakes.
    August 20, 2015
  • Unlocking the mysteries of brain disorders

    Unlocking the mysteries of brain disorders is at the heart of 11 new projects that have just received $1.1 million in seed funding from the provost and vice president for research.
    August 5, 2015
  • What sounds make us feel safe in public?

    New research by a University of Michigan marketing professor shows that certain ambient sounds can create a feeling of safety in public places.
    July 28, 2015
  • Mcity drives the future of mobility

    The University of Michigan has publicly unveiled Mcity, a 32-acre test environment designed to transform the future of mobility.
    July 20, 2015
  • U-M will test 3D-printed, autonomous 'SmartCarts'

    Researchers at U-M will test whether a fleet of high-tech, 3D-printed, low-speed electric vehicles could one day zip around North Campus, safely taking students, professors and staff to class, labs...
    July 9, 2015
  • Feeling impulsive or frustrated? Take a nap

    Taking a nap may be an effective strategy to counteract impulsive behavior and to boost tolerance for frustration, according to a University of Michigan study.
    July 7, 2015
  • Detecting cancer risks in a simple blood test

    University of Michigan researchers have developed an efficient way to detect telltale cancer risks in a simple blood test.
    June 29, 2015
  • Strokes steal 8 years' worth of brain function

    Having a stroke ages a person’s brain function by almost eight years, robbing them of memory and thinking speed as measured on cognitive tests, according to a new U-M study.
    June 22, 2015
  • Research sheds light on the impact of fathers

    Fathers have taken on a much more substantial role over the years when it comes to caregiving, yet much of what we know about parenting focuses solely on mothers.
    June 15, 2015