September 16, 2019

Research

  1. April 17, 2019

    U-M study explores lab-to-market successes at research universities

    U-M’s Economic Growth Institute led a study of public research universities across North America to identify best practices for bringing new products to market. 

  2. April 15, 2019

    Assessing the role of flying cars in sustainable mobility

    A new study of the environmental sustainability impacts of flying cars finds they wouldn’t be suitable for a Jetsons-style short commute, but could play a niche role in sustainable mobility for longer trips.

  3. April 15, 2019

    HPV rates up for women under 40, boosting cancer risk

    Human papillomavirus infection rates are increasing in women born after 1980 who did not receive the HPV vaccine — putting them at higher risk for HPV-related cancers, according to a U-M study.

  4. April 12, 2019

    Researchers zero in on best bets for hydrogen fuel cells

    A team of researchers from U-M are pushing the performance of hydrogen fuel cells — an electric-vehicle technology competing with lithium ion batteries — to new heights.

  5. April 8, 2019

    U-M team triumphs in STAT Madness science competition

    A team of U-M scientists who have developed a treatment for the hearing condition tinnitus took home the title in the March Madness-style STAT Madness competition.

  6. April 5, 2019

    Poll finds pets provide benefits, some concerns for older adults

    Pets may help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues, but they can also bring concerns and some people may even put their animals’ needs ahead of their own health, a new poll shows.

  7. April 4, 2019

    Nocturnal flight calls increase building collisions among migrating birds

    Birds that produce faint chirps called flight calls during nighttime migration collide with illuminated buildings much more often than closely related species that don’t produce such calls, according to a new analysis of a 40-year record of thousands of building collisions in the Midwest.

  8. April 4, 2019

    Michigan pharmacists help residents manage hypertension

    For years, Maria Hochendoner of Ann Arbor received conflicting information about her high blood pressure readings. Was it “white coat syndrome” — temporary high blood pressure caused by in-office anxiety — or true hypertension?

  9. April 4, 2019

    Does running cadence matter? Not as much as previously thought

    Contrary to long-standing popular belief, running at a prescribed, one-size-fits-all “optimal” cadence doesn’t play as big a role in speed and efficiency as once thought.

  10. April 4, 2019

    U-M researchers use genomic data to map trees that survived ice age

    During the last ice age, which peaked around 21,500 years ago, glaciers covered large portions of North America, including the entire Great Lakes region. Once the ice retreated, the land was gradually repopulated by trees that eventually formed dense forests.