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August 18, 2017

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August 2, 2017

$7.75M NSF grant funds project to map circuits in the brain

The technology exists to stimulate and map circuits in the brain, but neuroscientists have yet to tap this potential.

Now, developers of these technologies are coming together to demonstrate and share them to drive a rapid advance in our understanding of the brain, funded by $7.75 million from the National Science Foundation.

July 27, 2017

U-M, SJTU research teams share $1 million to study data science

Five research teams from the University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China are sharing $1 million to study data science and its impact on air quality, galaxy clusters, lightweight metals, financial trading and renewable energy.

July 13, 2017

Harmful summer algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie

University of Michigan researchers and their partners predict that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer, potentially reaching levels last seen in 2013 and 2014, though smaller than the record bloom of 2015.

June 30, 2017

Digital dating abuse especially bad for girls

Teens expect to experience some digital forms of abuse in dating, but girls may be suffering more severe emotional consequences than boys, according to a new study.

May 31, 2017

$58M grant helps U-M, community push research, health care ideas

The next big idea to help people with cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, depression or many other conditions could be bubbling up right now in a University of Michigan research lab.

Or it might be a new idea in the mind of a U-M doctor, scientist, health care professional, graduate student or patient.

May 24, 2017

Political violence gets under kids' skin — and may stay

When children are victims of political violence, they tend to become more aggressive with members of their own peer group, and that aggression tends to linger as they age, according to a University of Michigan study.

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