April 02, 2020

Research

  1. March 30, 2020

    COVID-19 pandemic disrupts U-M research projects far and wide

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a wide variety of U-M research projects are feeling the effects. Here are just a few of those individual researchers who have been affected.

  2. March 20, 2020

    Study: Containment appears to step down COVID-19 spread

    The actions many communities are taking to slow the spread of COVID-19 may be shrinking deaths in a pattern that brings together nature, art and math, according to a new study from U-M.

  3. March 9, 2020

    ‘It’s like you have a hand again’

    In a major advance in mind-controlled prosthetics for amputees, U-M researchers have tapped faint, latent signals from arm nerves and amplified them to enable real-time, intuitive, finger-level control of a robotic hand.

  4. February 25, 2020

    Study shows genetic evidence of resistance in bats to disease

    A new U-M study presents the first genetic evidence of resistance in some bats to white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has decimated some North American bat populations.

  5. February 24, 2020

    MIDAS announces challenge to promote research reproducibility

    The Michigan Institute for Data Science has announced the 2020 Reproducibility Challenge to highlight high-quality, reproducible scientific work at U-M by collecting examples of best practices across diverse fields.

  6. February 17, 2020

    Town hall highlights best practices for international engagement

    U-M is taking steps to strengthen transparency and streamline the reporting processes around international engagement, including efforts to centralize disclosure procedures and develop a compliance auditing system.

  7. February 17, 2020

    Tips for extending the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries

    U-M researchers developed a list of nine best practices for lithium-ion battery lifetime extension after examining academic papers and manufacturers’ user manuals and customer-support websites.

  8. February 17, 2020

    Love matters: How parents’ love shapes children’s lives

    A new study co-authored by U-M and using unique data from families in Nepal shows that when spouses love each other, children stay in school longer and marry later in life.

  9. February 14, 2020

    Study shows one in five operations could lead to ‘surprise’ bills

    A new U-M study shows that one in five operations could result in an unwelcome surprise: a bill for hundreds or thousands of dollars that the patient didn’t know they might owe.

  10. February 14, 2020

    Fighting climate change at the sink: A guide to greener dishwashing

    A new U-M study on washing dishes shows that the manual two-basin method is associated with fewer greenhouse gas emissions than machine dishwashing and the “running tap” method.