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November 4, 2013

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November 1, 2013

Global warming led to dwarfism in mammals — twice

Mammal body size decreased significantly during at least two ancient global warming events, a new finding that suggests a similar outcome is possible in response to human-caused climate change, according to a University of Michigan paleontologist and his colleagues.

November 1, 2013

Newly identified proteins could help improve bone marrow transplants

Researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified new proteins that control the function of critical immune cell subsets called T-cells, which are responsible for a serious and often deadly side effect of lifesaving bone marrow transplants.

November 1, 2013

Richer countries have safer roads

Wealthier nations, whose residents own a majority of the world's vehicles, have the lowest roadway fatality rates, say University of Michigan researchers.

November 1, 2013

Ultra-focused electric current helps brain curb pain

Imagine significantly reducing a persistent migraine or fibromyalgia by a visit to a doctor who delivers low doses of electricity to the brain. Researchers  at the University of Michigan are optimizing the next generation for such a technique, called high-definition transcranial direct current stimulation, or HD-tDCS.

November 1, 2013

Staph infections and eczema: What’s the connection?

For the millions of people suffering from the intensely red, horribly itchy skin condition known as eczema, the only thing more maddening than their disease is the lack of understanding of what causes it, or makes it flare up from time to time.

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