1. April 17, 2024

    Chemicals stored in home garages linked to ALS risk

    A new Michigan Medicine study finds that storing chemicals in a garage at home may be associated with an increased risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

  2. April 16, 2024

    Study: Alphabetical order of surnames may affect grading

    An analysis by U-M researchers of more than 30 million grading records from U-M finds students with alphabetically lower-ranked names receive lower grades.

  3. April 16, 2024

    New U-M study explores video game addiction rates

    Using data from a top video game streaming service, Stephen M. Ross School of Business researchers are challenging preconceived notions of high addiction rates in the video game-playing community.

  4. April 12, 2024

    Study shows the evolving attitudes of Gen X toward evolution

    A U-M study found that while middle school and high school students tended to express uncertain attitudes toward evolution, those attitudes solidified as they aged.

  5. April 10, 2024

    Robotic lab tests new reaction design strategy for better batteries

    New chemistries for batteries, semiconductors and more could be easier to manufacture, thanks to a new approach by researchers at U-M and Samsung’s Advanced Materials Lab.

  6. April 5, 2024

    UM-Dearborn research links driving habits, Alzheimer’s risk

    Using UM-Dearborn-developed computer programs, Sai Santosh Reddy Danda says driving behavior may indicate if someone has a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

  7. April 5, 2024

    Statewide effort to study how environment affects cancer risk

    Researchers at U-M’s Rogel Cancer Center plan to use a $13 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study how exposures to toxic metals are impacting the cancer risk of Michigan residents.

  8. April 2, 2024

    Study examines pain vs. gain of raising minimum wage

    Most independent businesses can shoulder the added costs of higher minimum wages with new revenues, making only minor employment adjustments, according to new research.

  9. April 1, 2024

    Employees overcome home distractions by using working memory

    A new study highlights the role of working memory — an ability to hold and manipulate information simultaneously in one’s mind — as it relates to family life affecting one’s job performance.

  10. March 30, 2024

    Study: Couples with similar drinking habits may live longer

    A recent study by U-M researcher Kira Birditt found that couples who are concordant in their drinking behavior — meaning both drink alcohol — tend to live longer.