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April 17, 2014

Research by Aradhna Krishna, professor of marketing, suggests that food that is either hard or has a rough texture is perceived to have fewer calories.

Business Standard (India)

April 16, 2014

Susan Gelman, professor of psychology and interim dean of LSA, was quoted about the development of children's concept of ownership over possessions.

South China Morning Post

April 16, 2014

Arnold Monto, professor of epidemiology, was quoted in a story about the discovery of a new way to prevent flu infections that potentially could be used to fight an epidemic long before a vaccine is ready.

The New York Times

April 16, 2014

"Finance is the most awesome thing created by humanity. If you're not interested in finance, something's wrong with you," said Gautam Kaul, professor of finance, in an article about his popular online courses.

CNNMoney

April 16, 2014

Jianping Fu, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, found that a main component in Silly Putty helps turn stem cells turn into specialized cells that can potentially help provide therapies for Lou Gehrig's, Huntington's and Alzheimer's diseases.

Crain's Detroit Business

April 15, 2014

A column by Dr. Howard Markel, professor and director of the Center for the History of Medicine, celebrates the 75th anniversary of one of the best-selling books of all time, "Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism."

PBS NewsHour

April 15, 2014

Joel Slemrod, professor of economics, dismissed a proposed global tax on capital — not just the income produced by wealth, but the wealth itself — as a way to reduce income inequality worldwide.

Bloomberg Businessweek

April 15, 2014

"We’re seeing more museums selling their collections to fend off debtors. But the scale with the DIA is unheard of. If this is allowed to happen, it's going to change the museum world forever," said Raymond Silverman, professor of history of art and African and Afroamerican studies.

The Detroit News

April 14, 2014

Daniel Forger, professor of mathematics, and computational medicine and bioinformatics, was interviewed about a new mobile jet-lag app to help travelers adjust to new time zones faster than previously thought.

The Associated Press

April 14, 2014

Blaise Boles, assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, was quoted in an article about his research that found the soap compound Triclosan could make it easier for Staph bacteria to colonize in people's noses.

The Huffington Post

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