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September 21, 2018

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February 12, 2018

Research suggests air pollution linked to unethical behavior, crime

The health consequences of air pollution are well-documented, but a growing body of research indicates it also leads to other societal ills, such as higher crime rates.

University of Michigan researcher Julia Lee and her colleagues explored the underlying causes that link pollution with higher crime rates.

January 29, 2018

Internet-scanning startup offers new cybersecurity approach

Rolling out what it's calling a "street view for cyberspace," Censys — a tech startup based on technology developed at the University of Michigan — has launched a commercially available version of its internetwide scanning tool.

January 25, 2018

IRWG awards eight 2018 faculty seed grants for various topics

The University of Michigan's Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded eight seed grants for faculty projects on women, gender and sexuality.

The grants support individual research activities, as well as collaborative projects, pilot studies and initial research efforts.

January 15, 2018

University leads new $32M center to reimagine computer design

As the computing industry struggles to maintain its historically rapid pace of innovation, a new, $32 million center based at the University of Michigan aims to streamline and democratize the design and manufacturing of next-generation computing systems.

January 15, 2018

Study shows children form attitudes about money at young age

The United States is the richest country in the world, yet economists estimate that at least half of Americans won't retire with enough money saved to maintain their current lifestyle.

So, in order to develop interventions to reverse this trend, researchers must understand how people form spending habits, and when.

January 8, 2018

Mcity report considers cyber vulnerabilities of automated vehicles

Instead of taking you home from work, your self-driving car delivers you to a desolate road, where it pulls off on the shoulder and stops.

You call your vehicle to pick you up from a store and instead you get a text message: Send $100 worth of Bitcoin to this account and it'll be right over.

January 8, 2018

Teens exposed to drug use, mental distress at risk for HIV in adulthood

The psychological and social risks that adolescents experience can have a lasting impact on adulthood.

When those risks include drug use, mental distress and exposure to violence, they may engage in unsafe sexual behavior that increases their chance of HIV infection, according to a new longitudinal study by the University of Michigan.

December 12, 2017

Researchers recommend 'pay-for-success' intervention elements

A set of seven recommendations for "pay-for-success" interventions identified by researchers at the University of Michigan can help governments and private investors work together to effectively use this emerging financing model that has bipartisan support.

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