1. June 9, 2014

    How to give ourselves advice as well as we give it to others

    Most of us find it easier to be wise about other people’s problems than our own. But a new study, conducted in part by a U-M social psychologist, identifies a simple way to close this gap.

  2. June 6, 2014

    Drug choice to treat blindness could save Medicare billions

    If all eye doctors prescribed the less expensive of two drugs to treat two common eye diseases of older adults, taxpayer-funded Medicare plans could save $18 billion over a 10-year period, say researchers at the University of Michigan.

  3. June 5, 2014

    New way to make laser-like beams using 1,000 times less power

    U-M researchers have demonstrated a new, practical and potentially more efficient way to make a coherent laser-like beam.

  4. June 4, 2014

    Fracking rare in Michigan but still generates concern, survey shows

    An estimated 6 percent of Michigan’s local jurisdictions report fracking operations or activity to expand them, but the topic generates significantly more debate, a U-M survey finds.

  5. June 3, 2014

    Researchers join forces to study high school dual-credit policy

    Researchers at U-M are part of a team sharing a $2 million federal grant to launch a five-year study on the impact of a new dual-credit policy in Tennessee.

  6. June 2, 2014

    Colder-than-normal Lake Superior could push up water levels

    Surface-water temperatures in areas of Lake Superior are expected to be at least 6 degrees Fahrenheit colder than normal by August, delaying evaporation season and possibly raising water levels, researchers say.

  7. May 30, 2014

    U-M is key partner in national concussion research initiative

    The University of Michigan will play a leading role in the most comprehensive study of concussion and head impact exposure ever conducted.

  8. May 22, 2014

    Growing inequalities make science more of a ‘winner takes all’ field

    As new research documents growing inequalities in health and wealth, the gap between “haves” and “have-nots” is growing in the field of scientific research itself, a U-M sociologist says.

  9. May 20, 2014

    U-M researchers: Innovative gridiron giving helps rebuild city

    The Detroit Lions’ new model of philanthropy and community engagement may prove to be a touchdown for the city of Detroit, U-M researchers say.

  10. May 20, 2014

    ‘T-ray tech may convert light to sound for new uses

    A device that essentially listens for light waves could help open up the last frontier of the electromagnetic spectrum — the terahertz range.