Research

  1. March 28, 2014

    The circadian clock is like an orchestra with many conductors

    Life runs on rhythms driven by circadian clocks, and disruption of these cycles is associated with serious physical and emotional problems, says Orie Shafer, a University of Michigan assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology. 

  2. March 28, 2014

    Public support wanes for state climate change policies

    Public support for some state climate change policies such as increasing fossil fuel taxes has significantly declined in the past five years, according to a University of Michigan survey.

  3. March 28, 2014

    Mentally challenging jobs may keep your mind sharp long after retirement

    A mentally demanding job may stress you out today but can provide important benefits after you retire, according to a new study.

  4. March 21, 2014

    Warmer temperatures push malaria to higher elevations

    Researchers have debated for more than two decades the likely impacts, if any, of global warming on the worldwide incidence of malaria, a mosquito-borne disease that infects more than 300 million people each year.

  5. March 21, 2014

    Mexican-Americans deal with high stroke rates

    Mexican-Americans suffer more damage from stroke than non-Hispanic whites but they survive longer.

  6. March 21, 2014

    A picture is worth a thousand smells

    Looking at a picture of a chocolate chip cookie fresh from the oven, you can almost smell it. With a picture and some suggestions it turns out you virtually can, according to new research from University of Michigan marketing professor Aradhna Krishna.

  7. March 21, 2014

    Distant black hole is spinning at half the speed of light

    Astronomers at the University of Michigan have for the first time directly measured the spin of a distant supermassive black hole.

  8. March 21, 2014

    Setting women on the fruitful path to leadership

    Women with dependents who want to lead American corporations need mentors more than ever to get there, according to research from the University of Michigan.

  9. March 20, 2014

    IRWG announces latest round of Faculty Seed Grant awards

    The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded highly competitive Faculty Seed Grants to five U-M faculty members.

    IRWG announces 24 graduate student fellowships.

  10. March 20, 2014

    Institute for Research on Women and Gender announces graduate student fellowships

    The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded one Boyd/Williams Fellowship for Research on Women and Work, 12 IRWG/Rackham Graduate Research Fellowships, and 11 Community of Scholars summer fellowships to U-M graduate students