1. January 24, 2023

    Study: Anti-Chinese bias harms Asian American businesses

    An increase in anti-Chinese sentiment has led to consumer discrimination against Asian American-owned small businesses, according to new U-M research explored in this Q&A.

  2. January 23, 2023

    Squirrels that gamble win big in evolutionary fitness

    In a new study led by U-M, scientists found that red squirrels that gambled at the game of reproduction outperformed their counterparts, even if it cost them in the short term.

  3. January 23, 2023

    U-M study shows teenage chimps risk it all, like humans

    U-M researchers examined 40 chimpanzees in a sanctuary in the Republic of Congo to determine if chimpanzees deal with psychological challenges the way that human teens do. 

  4. January 19, 2023

    Study looks at benefits of reusable take-out food containers

    In the effort to reduce plastic waste in the restaurant industry, U-M researchers compared the lifetime environmental impacts of single-use and reusable food containers.

  5. January 16, 2023

    EV transition will benefit many, less so for low-income

    More than 90% of vehicle-owning households in the United States would see a reduction in the percentage of income spent on transportation energy if they switched to electric vehicles, according to a U-M study.

  6. January 10, 2023

    OVPR awards large-scale planning grants to three teams

    The Office of the Vice President for Research has awarded large-scale planning grants to three teams working to advance research involving zero-emission vehicles, health trajectories for bereaved youth and housing solutions.

  7. January 5, 2023

    Tracking treatment in real time promises safer cancer therapy

    Radiation, used to treat half of all cancer patients, can be measured during treatment for the first time with precise 3D imaging developed at U-M.

  8. January 4, 2023

    Avoiding discriminatory information improves personnel decisions

    New Stephen M. Ross School of Business research concludes that not using information about a person’s race or gender can result in more accurate hiring decisions on hiring.

  9. January 4, 2023

    Cheap, sustainable hydrogen through solar power

    A new kind of solar panel, developed at U-M, has achieved 9% efficiency in converting water into hydrogen and oxygen, representing a major leap in the technology and driving down the cost of sustainable hydrogen.

  10. January 3, 2023

    A brain game may predict your risk of infection

    When a person’s cognitive function is highly variable, they’re likely to be more infectious and have more symptoms after exposure to a respiratory virus, according to an experiment led by U-M researchers.