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April 18, 2014

Genes increase stress of social disadvantage for some children

Genes amplify the stress of harsh environments for some children and magnify the advantage of supportive environments for other children, according to a study that's one of the first to document how genes interacting with social environments affect biomarkers of stress.

April 18, 2014

Moth study suggests hidden climate change impacts

A 32-year study of subarctic forest moths in Finnish Lapland suggests that scientists may be underestimating the impacts of climate change on animals and plants because much of the harm is hidden from view.

April 18, 2014

Prolonged and heavy bleeding during menopause is common

Women going through menopause most likely think of it as the time for an end to predictable monthly periods. Researchers at the University of Michigan say it's normal, however, for the majority of them to experience an increase in the amount and duration of bleeding episodes, which may occur at various times throughout the menopausal transition.

April 18, 2014

Don't Miss: Outspoken first ladies recalled in Ford Library program

To celebrate Betty Ford’s birthday in April, The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library is hosting a presentation from Allida Black, one of the country’s top experts on first ladies. She will present “Outspoken Women: What Eleanor Roosevelt and Betty Ford Taught us about Leadership,” at 7:30-9 p.m. April 24 at the library.

April 18, 2014

Connected vehicles: Concerns about security, privacy

A majority of Americans, Australians and Britons believe that connected-vehicle technology will make driving safer, but most are also concerned about security and privacy, according to a University of Michigan survey.

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