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April 30, 2016


April 29, 2016

Obituary: Maxwell Reade

After 100 years and two days, Professor Emeritus Maxwell O. Reade died April 13.

April 29, 2016

One oil field a key culprit in global ethane gas increase

A single U.S. shale oil field is responsible for much of the past decade's increase in global atmospheric levels of ethane, a gas that can damage air quality and impact climate, according to new study led by the University of Michigan.

April 29, 2016

Simulation offers glimpse of how e-cigarettes could impact smoking

As the popularity of electronic cigarettes and calls to regulate them continue to grow, a University of Michigan study may help answer those who wonder what changes might be seen in smoking prevalence if e-cigarette use encourages smokers to quit, or if it becomes a first step toward smoking.

April 29, 2016

Abuse risk lower for teens prescribed stimulant meds early in life

Teens who take prescribed stimulant medications such as Ritalin, Adderall, Concerta and methylphenidate within a medical context early in life are at lower risk for developing substance use problems in adolescence, according to a new University of Michigan study.