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May 14, 2014

Comments by Fred Adams, professor of physics and astronomy, were featured in an article about a newly identified nearby star that is a "sibling" to our sun.

The Christian Science Monitor

May 13, 2014

"The ability to predict mood changes with sufficient advance time to intervene would be an enormously valuable biomarker for bipolar disorder," said Dr. Melvin McInnis, professor of psychiatry, regarding a new smartphone app that could detect mood shifts in a person's voice.

The Huffington Post

May 13, 2014

Comments by Eric Michielssen, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, were featured in an article about U-M's partnership with IBM to use Watson, the company's famous cognitive computing system, to develop applications for a variety of industries.

The Associated Press

May 12, 2014

Frank Stafford, professor of economics, was interviewed about consumers borrowing against their retirement plans, especially during economic downturns.

Marketplace Radio

May 12, 2014

Ellen Arruda, professor of of mechanical engineering and macromolecular science and engineering, was quoted in an article about self-healing armor.

Popular Mechanics

May 12, 2014

Bruce Belzowski, assistant research scientist at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, spoke about Toyota's decision to move its U.S. headquarters to Texas.

Dallas Morning News

May 9, 2014

“The government is trying to play a game that uses worker demands to push its broader economic goals,” said Mary Gallagher, associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Chinese Studies, regarding labor unrest in China.


May 9, 2014

Comments by Stefan Szymanski, professor of kinesiology, were featured in an article about the Darwinian inequality of European football.


May 9, 2014

John Tropman, professor of social work, was quoted about research that links distant locations for company meetings with declining stock prices.

The New York Times

May 8, 2014

Regarding U-M's new testing site for driverless cars, Peter Sweatman, director of the Mobility Transformation Center and U-M Transportation Research Institute, said: "The potential of this technology is truly transformative, opening up broad opportunities in the emerging marketplace."

The Associated Press