November 15, 2019

Research

  1. November 14, 2019

    Hearing study with Apple to focus on everyday sound exposure

    The Apple Hearing Study conducted in partnership with U-M will for the first time offer a holistic look at an individual’s exposure to noise, including headphone music and environmental sound.

  2. November 13, 2019

    Recent U-M health benefit led to increased IVF rates

    Research has found that since 2015, when U-M added coverage for infertility treatments, the use of in vitro fertilization increased more than nine times among women in the university’s lowest-salary bracket.

  3. November 12, 2019

    Research shows how wealth begets educational disparity

    Research led by U-M sheds light on how wealth influences learning outcomes, and why it may be a greater driver of socioeconomic disparities in educational achievement than income alone.

  4. November 11, 2019

    Study identifies what humans want in automated cars

    Agreeable, conscientious and stable. These are three human personality traits that, it turns out, people want to see in driverless cars regardless of whether they possess those traits themselves, according to a new U-M study.

  5. November 7, 2019

    Federal program that punishes hospitals may not improve patient outcomes

    A national program that penalizes health care institutions with high rates of hospital-acquired conditions does not improve patient safety, according to a U-M study.

  6. November 5, 2019

    Racial discrimination linked to suicidal thoughts in black men

    Suicide deaths among African-American men have risen dramatically during the last 20 years, and racial discrimination may be a contributing factor in many cases.

  7. November 5, 2019

    New NIH grant helps U-M collaborate in India on genetics

    A National Institutes of Health grant will help a U-M researcher expand genetic testing in India in partnership with medical institutions in Delhi and Manipal.

  8. November 4, 2019

    U-M team receives $2.19M to aid community resilience in Gulf region

    A team from the School for Environment and Sustainability will receive more than $2 million to help cities along the Gulf of Mexico prepare for stronger and more frequent storms.

  9. October 29, 2019

    Paid leave may widen the ‘mommy gap,’ study finds

    Many policymakers and scholars believe offering paid leave to families would lead to increased gender equity in labor markets, a study led by a U-M researcher indicates the reverse effect.

  10. October 23, 2019

    School of Dentistry awarded $3.8M ‘Cancer Moonshot’ research grant

    Three U-M faculty members are lead collaborators on research into new cancer prevention therapies that are funded by a $3.8 million federal grant and part of the national Cancer Moonshot Initiative.