Research

  1. December 5, 2022

    Both habitat quality and biodiversity can impact bee health

    New analysis by U-M researchers of several thousand Michigan bees showed that efforts to promote the future health of both wild bees and managed honeybee colonies need to consider specific habitat needs.

  2. November 29, 2022

    ‘Transformer’ pinwheels offer twist on nano-engineered materials

    A newly discovered pinwheel structure may enable unique material properties that could be useful in areas like machine vision, armor, chemical and biological sensing, and more.

  3. November 21, 2022

    Two Medical School projects receive $20M funding boost

    Two projects involving Medical School researchers have received a total of $20 million to fund efforts to address alcohol use by adolescents, and delirium in hospitalized older adults.

  4. November 17, 2022

    New universitywide strategy will amplify research, scholarship

    U-M will launch a new strategy to accelerate and amplify research and scholarship activity across disciplines so teams are positioned to rapidly address and solve critical challenges affecting communities worldwide.

  5. November 11, 2022

    Highly processed foods can be considered addictive

    Can highly processed foods be addictive? It’s a question that researchers have debated for years as unhealthy diets are often fueled by foods loaded with refined carbohydrates and added fats. To find a resolution, a new University of Michigan and Virginia Tech analysis took the criteria used in a 1988 U.S. Surgeon General’s report that…
  6. November 10, 2022

    Nurses exposed to loud noises have more health problems, stress

    U-M researchers found that nurses who reported greater noise exposure were more likely to report health problems such as hypertension, heart disease, depression and occupational stress.

  7. November 8, 2022

    Engineers explore gravity’s impact on bone density loss

    A pair of experiments exploring bone density, designed by U-M engineers, recently left the Wallops Island, Virginia, launchpad aboard a Northrop Grumman Corp. Antares rocket for the International Space Station. 

  8. November 7, 2022

    How Americans learned science in a hurry during pandemic

    A research team found that people who earned a college degree and took the required college science courses were able to make more informed policy judgments about the Trump administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  9. October 28, 2022

    Voters must wade through political information for accuracy

    In this Q&A, Arthur Lupia, the Gerald R. Ford Distinguished University Professor of Political Science, talks about how voters seek information before going to the polls.

  10. October 28, 2022

    Expert: Four ways Americans can keep their vote secure and accurate

    J. Alex Halderman, one of the nation’s foremost election security experts and a professor of computer science at U-M, recommends steps that voters can take as they head to the polls this November.