Research

  1. November 24, 2014

    Michigan Research newsletter highlights work from U-M campuses

    The Office of Research has launched a new monthly online digest that summarizes key research news and trends from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses.

  2. November 21, 2014

    Michigan’s solid job growth expected to continue, economists say

    After five years of steady job growth, the Michigan economy will continue to move forward at a solid clip over the next two years, say U-M economists.

  3. November 20, 2014

    Economists forecast U.S. economic growth at more than 3 percent

    The U.S. economy will grow by more than 3 percent next year — its highest rate in 10 years, U-M economists say.

  4. November 19, 2014

    Secure, free encryption of all websites is goal of new project

    In an effort to reinvent and dramatically improve Internet security, U-M researchers have joined an effort to soon offer free, automated and open website HTTPS encryption.

  5. November 19, 2014

    What agricultural ‘ecosystems on steroids’ are doing to the air

    Scientists from U-M and other institutions have found that agricultural crops play a big role in seasonal swings of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

  6. November 18, 2014

    Few students attend schools that meet federal nutrition standards

    Implementing the latest government standards for food and beverages sold at U.S. schools would substantially improve school nutrition, according to a new U-M study.

  7. November 14, 2014

    Microbot muscles: Chains of particles assemble and flex

    In a step toward robots smaller than a grain of sand, University of Michigan researchers have shown how chains of self-assembling particles could serve as electrically activated muscles in the tiny machines.

  8. November 14, 2014

    Outsmarting the airlines on price could get harder

    Technology and competition have made it easier for consumers to capture deals on airline tickets with the right strategy.

  9. November 14, 2014

    Asthma patients to docs: Can we talk about cost?

    Asthma patients concerned about their ability to pay for medical care would like to talk about cost-related concerns with their physicians but often don’t get that opportunity, say researchers at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

  10. November 14, 2014

    Experts: Cheaper remedies should rule for diabetes nerve pain

    Millions of people with diabetes take medicine to ease the shooting, burning nerve pain that their disease can cause. And new research suggests that no matter which medicine their doctor prescribes, they’ll get relief.