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March 10, 2014

Top accomplishments: North Campus Research Complex

When Pfizer announced it would close its research site in northeastern Ann Arbor in early 2007, the shock resonated throughout Michigan. When no private companies emerged to purchase the 174-acre, 30-building campus, the university stepped forward — and in June 2009 bought the site for $108 million. 

February 14, 2014

Poor conditions early in life may lead to health problems for many elderly

Well-intended efforts to improve infant and child health in the developing world in the mid-20th century could be linked with increased risk of diabetes, obesity and heart disease for people born during this period when they reach older age, a University of Michigan researcher found.

February 14, 2014

Methane leaks in United States are undercounted, new study shows

About 50 percent more of the greenhouse gas methane has been seeping into the atmosphere than previously thought, according to far-reaching findings that synthesize two decades' worth of methane studies in North America.

Methane is the main ingredient in natural gas.

February 7, 2014

Most teenage workers spend their earnings on short-term wants

High school seniors spend most of their earnings on clothes, music, movies, eating out and other personal expenses. Spending on cars and car expenses comes in second, especially for males. And way down the list come saving for college or other long-range goals and helping with family living expenses.

February 7, 2014

U-M poll: Detroit bankruptcy was the right decision

Despite concerns about Detroit's bankruptcy, 56 percent of local government officials in Michigan said it was the right thing to do, according to a poll by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

February 7, 2014

Global corporate responsibility goes beyond banning bribes

Companies must see combating corruption and promoting human rights as connected and complementary moral duties in the countries where they operate, according to researchers at the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

February 7, 2014

How states can encourage Web-based health care in hospitals

In the first national look at how broadly Web-based technologies are being used to provide health care, a University of Michigan researcher has found that 42 percent of U.S. hospitals use some type of "telehealth" approach.

February 6, 2014

Women's equality is good for men's health, research shows

In societies where women are equal to men, males stand a better chance of living longer, a new study shows.

Researchers from the School of Public Health and colleagues found gender differences in mortality rates are higher in more patriarchal societies.

February 4, 2014

$1.3M grant to aid architecture and humanities research

The Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and LSA have been awarded $1.3 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a major initiative on the synergies between humanities research and the design of cities.

February 3, 2014

Liver tumors found in mice exposed to BPA

In one of the first studies to show a significant association between BPA and cancer development, University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers have found liver tumors in mice exposed to the chemical via their mothers during gestation and nursing.  

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