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October 21, 2013

Peter Adriaens, professor of entrepreneurship, civil and environmental engineering, and natural resources and environment, was quoted in an article about Twitter's lack of patents and how that poses a risk to investors.

Bloomberg

October 21, 2013

In a story about workplace health and wellness programs, Dr. Caroline Richardson, associate professor of family medicine, said, “As the costs of health care keep going up and the costs are really impacting our economy, it becomes worth it to people to invest in systems to help people lose weight.”

Detroit Free Press

October 21, 2013

In a story about the ability of monkeys, like humans, to wait for each other to “talk” before responding, Thore Bergman, assistant professor of psychology and ecology and evolutionary biology, said, “Such coordination is one of the many aspects of human language that are difficult to study evolutionarily because language is so different from what animals do.”

Nature

October 21, 2013

Ted Spencer, associate vice provost and executive director of undergraduate admissions, said, “We’re seeing stronger and stronger students apply to the university. The trend is the more selective you are, the more students apply.”

Ann Arbor News/MLive

October 18, 2013

Allison Aiello, associate professor of epidemiology, was interviewed about the ineffectiveness — and even harmful effects — of hand sanitizers.

CNN

October 18, 2013

In an article about gluttony, Ashley Gearhardt, assistant professor of psychology, was quoted as saying, “The brain response to high-sugar, high-fat foods is much stronger than to foods found in nature. In the food industry, they amp that stuff up to a point where our brain is really going to react.”

Scientific American

October 18, 2013

Mark Barteau, professor of chemical engineering and director of the U-M Energy Institute, was quoted about a new U-M/Ford Motor Co. battery research and manufacturing lab to aid development of batteries for electric and hybrid cars.

The Associated Press

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