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April 21, 2014


April 21, 2014

MacArthur Fellow champions green chemistry

When Melanie Sanford talks about chemistry, her words speed up, her smile grows wider and her hands fly as she explains a concept. "You can think about putting molecules together like a puzzle," she says.

April 21, 2014

Old School: Opponents reunited

Former presidents Jimmy Carter and U-M alumnus Gerald R. Ford, who ran against one another in the 1976 presidential election, listen to a moderator during a 1983 conference at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library on North Campus.

April 21, 2014

Higher ed briefs

News from other Michigan public universities and U-M peer institutions across the nation.

April 18, 2014

Genes increase stress of social disadvantage for some children

Genes amplify the stress of harsh environments for some children and magnify the advantage of supportive environments for other children, according to a study that's one of the first to document how genes interacting with social environments affect biomarkers of stress.