Research

  1. January 20, 2014

    Scholarship and Creative Work

    Research about ancient sharks, drugs and dating violence, college football and Arab Spring.

  2. January 20, 2014

    U-M-developed treatment for Gaucher disease to be reviewed by FDA

    Cerdelga, a treatment for Gaucher disease type 1 licensed by the University of Michigan to Genzyme Corp., recently was accepted for accelerated priority review by the FDA.

  3. January 17, 2014

    Bailed-out banks issued riskier loans

    Banks that received federal bailout money approved riskier loans and shifted capital toward risky investments, according to a University of Michigan researcher.

  4. January 16, 2014

    U-M researchers find Facebook memes can evolve like genes

    Facebook memes that morph into thousands of variations as they spread across the social network mirror the evolution of biological genes, researchers have found. 

  5. January 15, 2014

    Luck is more important than fantasy sports players think

    A new study shows that fantasy sports players believe they have much more control over the outcome of games than they actually do.

  6. January 15, 2014

    Grant to help Community College Summer Program double enrollment

    For more than 25 years, the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program in LSA has offered students a chance to participate in high-level research early in their academic careers. Since 1988 more than 10,000 first and second-year students have worked on research projects with faculty and research scientists across campus. In 2007, the UROP Community College Summer…
  7. January 15, 2014

    Gift to help Community College Summer Program double enrollment

    A $450,000 gift will enable the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program’s Community College Summer Fellowship Program to double in size for the next three years.

  8. January 14, 2014

    University researchers estimate best time to launch a cyber attack

    U-M researchers have developed new ways to analyze Internet security risks by creating a mathematical model that can predict when a cyber attack may be launched.

  9. January 13, 2014

    Most students are targets of food and beverage marketing at school

    Most public elementary, middle and high school students are exposed to some kind of commercial marketing efforts at their schools, a new study shows.

  10. January 9, 2014

    Planes, trains and automobiles: Traveling by car uses most energy

    Fuel economy must improve 57 percent in order for light-duty vehicles to match the current energy efficiency of commercial airline flights, a U-M researcher says.