Research by Gina Poe, associate professor of anesthesiology and molecular and integrative physiology, was cited in an article about a new study showing that post-traumatic stress disorder may emerge from flaws in sleep's forgetting process.
An opinion piece co-authored by Jowei Chen, assistant professor of political science, asserts that gerrymandering is not the reason why Republicans currently control the U.S. House of Representatives.
The New York Times
Catherine Searle, a research fellow in ecology and evolutionary biology, was quoted in an article about a deadly disease that has decimated the populations of frogs and other amphibians since the 1980s.
Regarding the use of music videos to help young cancer patients feel better about themselves, Brad Zebrack, associate professor of social work, said, "One of the biggest challenges they face is the social isolation — having to spend a lot of time at home, not being able to be with their friends for a lot of time."
"We're starting to see the patterns with food addictions that we see in other addictions, and one of them is that younger people have more addiction problems," said Ashley Gearhardt, assistant professor of psychology.
NBC News Today
Andy Hoffman, professor of management and organizations, and natural resources and environment, was interviewed about the problems that plagued a 1990s startup that recycled toxic waste.
The Boston Globe
John Pottow, professor of law, was quoted in a story about Gov. Rick Snyder's plan to spend up to $350 million to help fund Detroit's pensions if unions agree to stop fighting the city's bankruptcy.
Los Angeles Times
"Recent studies have shown that — per person, per driver and per household — we now have fewer light-duty vehicles, we drive each of them less and we consume less fuel than in the past," said Michael Sivak, research professor at the Transportation Research Institute.
"It'll be fun to see what this landscape looks like. It'll be like standing on a comet," said Michael Combi, research professor of atmospheric, oceanic and space sciences, in a story about a European probe scheduled to land on a comet later this year.
Holly Rider-Milkovich, director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center was quoted regarding President Obama's creation of a White House task force to address campus rape and sexual assault nationwide.
The Chronicle of Higher Education